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Wickett & Craig 'American Vachetta' Leather, Side, Natural

SKU:

LWC-VACH-NAT
Weight:
7.700 LBS
$235.00

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Wickett & Craig 'American Vachetta' Leather Side - Natural

The Tannery: Wickett & Craig of Curwensville, PA, USA (est. 1867)

  • American Vachetta: Wickett & Criag's natural 'American Vachetta' leather was originally developed with a special mix of compounds and modeled after the European style Vachetta. What makes Vachetta leather so special is the patina it develops with use. Aging to a caramel color, the American Vachetta will quickly burnish to a rich patina. Another factor that typically sets Vachetta leather apart is its softer temper and rounder hand when compared to the Wickett natural carving leather.
  • American Vachetta vs Natural Carving:
    • Vachetta has a softer temper (less stiff)
    • Vachetta will patina to a caramel color, while natural carving will become more of a pink.
  • This is a natural untreated leather and so is made to take on dye and oil exceptionally well so that you can create your desired finish.
  • Used by crafters looking to stamp, mold, dye, finish and customize their leather for belts, bags, high-end leather goods and accessories, equestrian gear, and much more.
  • The back is natural and unfinished with a clean flat back.

Cut: Side

Weight:

  • 2.5-3 oz (Thickness: 1.0-1.2mm --- 3/64")
  • 3.5-4 oz (Thickness: 1.4-1.6mm --- 1/16")
  • 4.5-5 oz (Thickness: 1.8-2.0mm --- 5/64")
  • 5.5-6 oz (Thickness: 2.2-2.4mm --- 3/32")
  • 8-10 oz (Thickness: 3.2-4.0mm --- 1/8"-5/32")
  • 10-12 oz (Thickness: 4.0-4.8mm --- 5/32"-3/16")

Size: Average 24 sq. ft.

Color: Natural

Grade: #1 and #2 (Standard & Utility) - Best quality at the Tannery, meaning the least amount of imperfections on the leather!

Back Side: Natural unfinished 

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