Leather Goods    Handmade since 1958
Davy Joel Rippner - Leathersmithe.

Debut layout

At the Pender Island Community Hall
Saturday Open-air Farmers Market    May 20 to October 7  2017

Modelling Davy's Sandals

Clan-wear

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"Discoveries of sophisticated implements such as leather-burnishing tools made of animal bone reveal that Neandertals were far more technologically advanced than previously supposed." 
 
The Human Saga  Scientific American, September 2014

custom-built sandals for your  feet
$225

one design
Lord/Lady of the Rings
 

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Prime oak-tanned harness cowhide straps & midsole
Tread-air crepe rubber half-sole and heel

An unprecedented 10 year guarantee for fit & finish
You pay only for replacement soles and heels

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An open-toe version is also available

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5 colour strap choice

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Two live fittings on North or South Pender Island are required

Wendy Zackery 62

First 2017 Summer Pair #62 of this exclusive engagement

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Saddle-stitched Hybrid LOTR on the Test Course

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View more sandals here


“Loved the sandals & boots you made me at your shop on Lonsdale; those sandals did a lot of trekkin’”  VM  7/2014

"My sandals are wonderful -- Lots of folks asking about them.  I can wear them all day now and only feel a little break-in still happening if I walk fast for an hour or more.  I love them.”  RZ  6/2013

“I’m loving my sandals!  They are on my feet almost every day.  I go to Vallarta about once a week & usually wear the sandals when I go.  They’re getting lots of use.”   DF  6/2014

"The sandals feel great.” MS  6/2014           "You are a true artist."  Rf  8/2012

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Traditional saddle-stitched top grain oak-tanned calf,
goat, & cowhide bags, wallets & pouches

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$75 -  $110 Hand saddle-stitched light & strong calf minimalist design  25gm
Credit Card Wallets - Many Colours - Lifetime Warranty

All bags, wallets & pouches are saddle-stitched by hand with beeswaxed
linen cord, many with welt seams     Lifetime Guarantee


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Kip/calf/goat saddle-stitched stash or coin pouches  2 compartments
11 cm square  20 - 30 gm  $75

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Traditional braided calf sheet bend-tied bracelets  $20
B
raided calf Ranger Button bracelets  $25

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Light tan    light brown   British tan     medium brown   natural 
Men’s Bracelets Become Cool


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