Acknowledgments – Leather Crafts


We are indebted to Erin Berzel, who has provided all the photography for this book, and most of the photography for our products, for over five years; we are in awe of your talent!

Thank you to the wonderful team at Alpha Books for all their work in making this book a reality: editors Nathalie Mornu and Ann Barton, and designer Rebecca Batchelor.

Special thanks to the maker community of Portland, Oregon, and the whole team at Oregon Leather.

Deep personal gratitude to all our friends and family, who join our work parties, understand when we go underground to meet our crazy self-imposed deadlines, and take great care of us.

In particular, we want to thank our friend and brother Jon Schafer of Why Hello There, for being our graphic designer, branding guru, and number one supporter when we were just getting started.

It is difficult to express how much gratitude we have for the customers and fans of our small business, Walnut Studiolo. They have carried our business forward, excited us with their challenges, told their friends about us, and taught us to dream bigger than we ever could have imagined.

Thank you for supporting dreamers like us!