LEATHERSMITH
- Ye Olde Leather Shoppe
Made in the USA



WELCOMES YOU
updated April 22, 2014
updated quite often, and on a regular schedule


LEATHERSMITH - Ye Olde Leather Shoppe
137 Charleston Avenue - Paducah, KY 42001
Shop phone: (270) 554-2003 - ph: 10 a.m.to 8 p.m. daily
info@leathersmith.com - Right in the heart of Lone Oak!


or Mail in Work Order form

Christmas ordering starts every August 1st



Hand Carved, custom made, in the Olde Style of the leather smith...by hand, for over 40+ years. RJ does not make anything with machines, nor which requires machine sewing.

Each item that RJ hand carves, will have slight variations, as they are made one at a time.

RJ's craftsmanship is guaranteed

www.leathersmith.com
info@leathersmith.com


It's all made right here



The pics above show part of the studio workshop area where your leather goods are expertly hand carved and hand crafted. RJ makes all of your wonderful leather products, that are known to last 20 years or better.

He works so hard, I told him he could take a break. ;)


The 1776 Mural, started off as a desk pad, for the George Washington era desk style..."Then Came September"



Check out the other wall murals, one is shown below


Did you know?????
Traditional: 3rd Anniversary is leather
Modern: 9th Anniversary is also leather
Love Always wall mural



This is a working leather studio workshop, where you can see work in progress - how it is hand carved and hand crafted, hides being cut, etc. The studio/workshop is open Tuesdays - Fridays, 9:30 A.M. to 2 P.M. Saturdays by chance or appointment. Closed Sundays and most Mondays.


Thank you for visiting and please come again! When in the area of Paducah, stop by and say hello! When coming into the studio, one section of leather goods are made in RJ's spare time. These items already made cannot be customized. These items are at a little above wholesale.

Prices are subject to change, + or -, without notice.
RJ, a master leather carver, is a one man studio workshop, who specializes in exquisite hand carved and hand crafted leather goods, for over forty years. Each item made, starts from scratch - when he cuts the cowhide, and no two items are identical. His craftsmanship is guaranteed. Designs can be mixed. Or use a design of your choice (additional cost). Wallets come with a gift box year round.

For local area shoppers, the studio/workshop is open Tuesdays - Fridays, 9:30 A.M. to 2 P.M. - Saturdays by chance or appointment. Closed Sundays and most Mondays. We're across the street from the old LOHS parking lot. In the event of bad weather, please call first. Phone hours are 10 A.M. to 8 P.M. CST, 7 days, for everyone.

Freedom

Click on the wallet above, or other items shown further down, to go to those pages


Take a 4 minute shop tour! (new tour), click on the play button


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Ladies wallets, old fashioned style, click on it to see more

Quilt Week IS this week!


Love Always anniversary ~ Belts ~ Book & Album Covers ~ Breviary or Bible Covers ~ Checkbook Covers ~ Journal or Legal Pad Covers ~ wallets Children's ~ Clutch purses ~ Leather Facts ~ Desk Pads ~ Guitar Straps ~ About the Artist & Craftsmanship Guarantee 1776...Then Came September ~ Fraternities ~ Murals/Pictorials ~ Old Tyme Leather Strops The Last Supper ~ Wallets for gents and ladies, + bikers & bad boys, and BMF wallets ~ Pocket Secretaries ~ Larger style pocket secretaries ~ Old wallets relaced and other repairs ~ Shop Tour ~ Work Order form also answers FAQ's ~ Our links page ~ a Family Tree ~ Tiger in progress ~ One of a Kind pocket secretaries page ~ One of a Kind wallets page ~ Home ~ page links are at the bottom of each page

Full list of over 150 wallet pages is here. Clicking below takes you to the wallet or other item shown.

Trout & Bass


Horse, design #2270


Peyote Bird & Dove -swivel cuts


Praying Hands


Pheasant


RJ, a master leather carver, is a one man studio workshop, who specializes in exquisite hand carved and hand crafted leather goods, for over forty years. Each item made, starts from scratch when he cuts the cowhide. A small swivel knife is used for hand carving into the leather. He specializes in wall murals including The Last Supper , Desk Pads, and Wallets. He also makes handbags, guitar straps, saddle bags, belts including ranger belts, and other leather items. Over 40+ years experience brings to you the highest quality of handcrafted leather goods. His craftsmanship is guaranteed. He does not make anything with machines, nor which requires machine sewing. Sorry, he does not make clothing. Each item that RJ hand carves, will have slight variations, as they are made one at a time.




04/21/2014 ... Spring has sprung! :)

01/12/2014 ... The annual website housecleaning, will be ongoing, untill finished. Mrs. Leathersmith is running late, as she was very ill and in the hospital in both November and December, and had a dominant hand broken arm to boot! She is doing much better, thank you! Happy New year to all!

01/12/2014 ... We take personal checks, business checks, and money orders - USA only;
and the following credit cards for your convenience



01/12/2014 ... Congratulations to us! This is RJ's 19th year on the internet! Thank you to our clients and visitors!



over 25,000 "looking for leather" visitors since before April 1997; & since October 6, 1999



Wallets tip:
Does your wallet tend to fall out of your pocket when sitting? Slide a wide rubber band around it, and it will stay put.

You'll find the work-order form here, and the entry to our links page is here.

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LEATHERSMITH - Ye Olde Leather Shoppe
137 Charleston Avenue - Paducah, KY 42001
(270) 554-2003 ~ info@leathersmith.com

www.leathersmith.com is designed and maintained by Mrs. Leathersmith
Mrs. Leathersmith is also Hollow Creek Woodcraft.

RJ was the featured artist article, in the print edition, of The Paducah Sun's LIFE section, on July 18, 2010. See it here on the old Shop Tour page.

Much to our surprise, the week of May 19 - May 26, 2006 LEATHERSMITH-Ye Olde Leather Shoppe, was the featured business of the week at Discover Paducah.com.

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