Hides, Skins, Leathers?

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  1. jeff

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  3. edward

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    i touch the tusks daily as i walk by them,they never cease to amaze me. i love the feel of the vest as i wear it.non hunters will never know.
     
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  4. Kharn

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    As would I, but knowing me I'd also probably sleep in the vest to!
     
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  5. The Artistry of Wildlife

    The Artistry of Wildlife SPONSOR Since 2014 AH Elite

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    Can make any case , any size, Any skin or combined skin custom made to the size of your weapon, rifle, handgun or shotgun , IN HOUSE , not sub-contracted out. "Amish Made" by my Neighbor and close friend , very good quality, sheep skin or quilted , thick padded or typical padding thickness and you won't have to take out a mortgage. let me know size and what you want will get you bottomline quote from my guy Andy Troyer.
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  6. BWH

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    Having several hides brought back over with my last Safaris shipment.... I want to have @gizmo get creative & have some things made.
     
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  7. gizmo

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    Examples of my work. I make these myself and do not outsource them. I have complete control over design and building meaning I build items how YOU want them. All of my work is hand laced with kangaroo lacing which is much stronger and has a higher stretch rate than cattle leather laces and is much prettier than stitching from a leather sewing machine. BA9E68FC-1439-4888-88E7-21C78F8759B3.jpeg 4942E2D5-8617-4811-B235-C2064CFD7C95.jpeg 2163361D-C310-419F-A875-96629995A66C.jpeg E97178FC-5CA4-4BDE-A6A2-816D049DD80B.jpeg 7A197C4F-0499-4A70-983F-8ABD0FE3C3F8.jpeg D0A2D21B-3F22-4D5D-B575-8FB0AEC79462.jpeg C9D444F2-3833-4598-B3AF-938A08100A28.jpeg 91E12C44-91F7-4D6C-8F83-963C0FCB12EF.jpeg 46FD5DD2-02E8-45AB-92A6-FE6E40C4A00A.jpeg D40A523B-2D54-43D6-8E18-F4F8B65FA0F9.jpeg BFDB317F-7129-437D-A762-BEDB817AF60C.jpeg 0F5B2FA6-2787-4A0B-B9AD-91492AF3CFF2.jpeg 47E50206-857C-45E8-9E9A-F10505E431C9.jpeg B1E97549-1C68-42F1-B7FB-DCCC637D02BE.jpeg 992EFD7E-203E-4E49-A61E-7234E658D4DC.jpeg 2A2C6D66-51A1-456B-ABFE-E75C022A1AC7.jpeg
     
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  8. gizmo

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    I can also upholster furniture and build ottomans etc.... in skins.
     
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  9. BWH

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    This is going to get expensive
     
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  10. gizmo

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    It’s ok you’ll just owe me your soul.
     
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  11. BWH

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    Let’s start a tab.... leave it open!
     
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  12. Kharn

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    Gorgeous! I know I'll want my rifle case(s) done in time.
     
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  13. Kharn

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    The backpack!
     
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  14. CM McKenzie

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    A bench seat in an old 57 or 58 Chevy Apache out of elephant would be cool. Or any old vehicle for that matter.
     
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  15. edward

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    works of art Erik.
     
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  16. edward

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    no time like the present.
     
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    Thank you sir
     

  18. Kharn

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    One does not rush into designing the nicest "things" made from the nicest hides, I constantly see/read things that I add to current designs and tell myself I'm glad I found that before I had "it" made.
    Example: I want to add Black, Brown, "Grizzly" Bear hide/skin to the Backpack in my OP since the backpack is meant to be made of "bascially" every DG.
     

  19. CM McKenzie

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    Got to messing around in the leather shop today and whipped up a couple of slides from a Cape buffalo hide one of our members kindly provided me. I haven't got to build to many things out of exotic hide, but I find it fun to work with. There is a lot of this hide left, so I'm going to see what else I can whittle out of it.

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  20. edward

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    Erik,i have a ruger lippy 22 lr bear cat with bird head grip.i dont have any elephant hide left,can you make me a holster in brown elephant hide? IMG_0258.JPG
     

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