Our standard cowhide leather scrap is all chromium-tanned leather that's left over from manufacturing shoes, belts, and handbags. Pieces range from small strings to odd shapes about the size of your hand; a few that are a bit bigger. Good for small projects, straps, key fobs, that sort of thing - or put some of it in an onion bag and stick it under your car seat to get that new car smell back again.
Mix of colors, thicknesses, and shapes - random selection. Sold in 10 pound boxes for $50 flat, and this includes shipping to any location in the 48 contiguous United States. 5 pounds is $35.00, or get 50 pounds for $200.00.
BROWN is back in stock!
This is nice veg tan/chrome re-tanned belting cowhide, tanned and finished right here in the USA. Thickness is about 8/9 oz, which is about the same as 1/8 of an inch. Single layers of this leather were being used to make police and military belts. Scrap pieces are generally quite large (for scrap) and very clean. Black or brown on the surface, and some pieces are solid color, while others are tan on the edges and underside.
Ten pound boxes are priced at $60 flat, 48-state USA shipping included. In the pull-down menu below we also give you the option to purchase 5 pounds for $40.
As if that's not enough options already, we also are glad to split your order 50-50, brown-black. Heck, 60-40 is good to, or even 75-25. No fractions allowed.
Best to keep it simple with the Barn Monkeys (our warehouse crew). Great leather for making handles or shorter straps, sheaths, etc.
Lately this scrap has been looking like this:
Here's a new scrap type for us - BIG pieces of VERY FIRM vegetable tanned USA cattlehide that was tanned specifically for cutting into boot laces. Medium brown color is quite consistent.
Thickness runs about 8 to 9 ounce, and this leather wet-forms very well. 5 lbs for $35, 10 lbs for $65, 50 lbs for $290. 48-state USA shipping included.
This is an oily, outdoorsy leather from USA steers, tanned and finished in the USA too. Dark brown, feels a bit oily, so this is good for things that will be exposed to weather. Pieces will range from small cookie cutter bits up to 1.5 square feet of surface area, about like what you see on the table. We mix some small with some big. Seems fair! 5 lbs for $35, 10 lbs for $50 48-state USA shipping included.
USA cattlehide leather, chrome tanned, finished in a vivid white that's truly dazzling. LARGE pieces as the company that generated this scrap was cutting photo album covers. Photos show how they cut their rectangles. One here, one there. 3 oz leather; you get about 5 sq. ft. per pound. 5 lbs for $40, 10 lbs for $70. 48-state USA shipping included!
This scrap leather is chromium tanned exotic species - caiman, alligator, snake, ostrich, emu, antelope, kudu, stingray, lizard, and some other things like frog and fish leathers (but they don't smell bad at all).
This is all from the high end garment business, left over from production. Pieces are smallish - most are smaller than your hand, but may be useful as trims or on small projects like earrings.
You'll think something up - we know you can do it. Sold in five or ten-pound boxes; our prices include shipping to any address in the 48 contiguous United States.
Maybe this stuff can just sort of slither its way out of our warehouse and over to your place. That gives me the shivers.
This scrap leather is chromium tanned USA cattlehide, intended for use in making fashion accessories, like wallets and cell phone cases. Thickness is 2-2.5 oz (1/32 of an inch or 0.8 to 1.0 mm), with a regular-firm temper so it'll hold shape pretty well. Mix of tan, black, and brown, as shown. Pieces range from the size of a business card up to about a square foot of total surface area. Sold in 5 pound boxes for $35, USA shipping included. Smooth and firm leather. Need more? 10 Pounds for $65, or 20 Pounds for $100 flat, 48-state USA shipping included.
It's tough to call this leather 'scrap' because the leather is beautiful and the pieces are quite large - up to 3 sq ft of surface area. This is a 5.5 to 6 oz boot maker's scrap, available in Pecan Brown (the lighter shade) or Dark Chocolate. Because this is very nice leather and the pieces are big, the price is a bit higher than normal. We believe you'll think it's worth it once you get your hands on this leather. Regular temper, smooth surface, very natural looking pieces with run from the size of your hand up to 3 or more square feet. Five pound boxes, 48-state USA shipping included, are $45.00. Ten pound boxes, 48-state USA shipping included, are $75.00.
These are skivers that were cut from chrome tanned white tail deer hides This is USA deer leather. Chrome tanned, dyed white (dye penetrates all the way through the leather), but they look a little off-white to very light grayish in color. The leather thickness ranges from 1 to 3 oz (1/64" to a little under 1/16 of an inch). Very, very soft. How soft? Like an old t-shirt that you can't throw away because it still has that stain on it from that Kansas concert at the Hollywood Sportatorium. It's special. We're selling this leather by the pound - see the last photo in the slider? It shows one pound of pieces on our layout table (one-foot squares) Free USA shipping Deer Skiver 1 pound for $20 or get 10 pounds for $100
Apparently there's this old company here in Maine someplace and they've built themselves some sort of a reputation for selling only clothing, footwear, and outdoor stuff that will do what it's supposed to do and will last a long time. Can't recall their name right at the moment, but they're one of those companies that makes it clear that "Made in Maine" is a title worth defending. So, what you've got right here is the scrap leather that's leftover from making good, long-lasting outdoor boots. It's a mix of shapes, most pieces smaller than your hand, in tan and dark brown, just sort of mixed together. Great for making small accessories or you can stuff this leather under your car seats to bring back that new car smell. Sure, it smelled like hunting boots when you first bought it, remember? Thickness on this leather is 5 to 6 oz (2.0 - 2.4mm) Hunting Boot Scrap 5 pounds for $35, 10 pounds for $60, 48-state USA shipping included. No piece will be larger than your hand with fingers outstretched.
These are parts and pieces of running shoes, made from pigskin suede leather, that never made their way to the big marathon race. Discontinued colors or discontinued styles - for whatever reason, these parts are left over. Sold in a random mix of parts/pieces/colors. sizes/shapes, so please don't get mad when you ask us to find just the left rear heel sock liner sub-pronate ribbon end with the reflective tape strip for your favorite shoes - you may get it in your box of scrap, but probably not. Cool shapes, some with shoe company logos on them, all good leather. Running Shoe Scrap 5 Pound Box for $35, 48-state USA shipping included. Or get 10 pounds for $60.00, 48-state USA shipping included.
Black embossed cowhide looks a lot like the real thing, but it's just cowhide. This stuff has a very convincing embossed pattern, and we sell it in ten pound boxes for $50 flat, 48-state shipping included. The leather is about 4 oz in thickness (1/16 of an inch) and is fairly firm. Pieces are rather large for scrap, and every so often you'll find a piece of some other embossed pattern in there, like lizard or basket weave. Crocodile Embossed Cowhide Leather Scrap, 5 lbs for $35, or 10 lbs for $50 flat; 48-state USA shipping included.
Left overs from a high-end harness, collar, and case maker here in the USA. Vegetable tanned cowhide leather pieces look like what you see in the photos - thick, heavy duty vegetable tanned leathers and latigo leathers. Range of earth-tone colors, from strappy pieces up to close to a square foot. Mostly waxy to keep it water resistant. Thickness will range from 4 oz up to 14 oz, sold in 5 or 10 pound boxes.
Our popular Sunrise WigWam leather has nice pull-up (turns lighter in color where you fold it, but goes back to dark when flattened out again) and a lot of rustic appeal. This is a side leather that's been cut for making bags and wallets - and we get the scrap that you see here. No pieces over 144 total square inches, but most are hand sized and good for making smaller items. 5 lbs for $45 flat, USA shipping included.
Straight out of Gloversville, NY, this is chrome tanned USA cattlehide finished in a mocha tan color and embossed with a very heavy grain pattern that's supposed to look like elk leather. Knobby elk leather. Pieces are big - as you can see in the photos. A little over a square foot each. Thickness is 5 oz or 2.0mm. Regular temper, not firm, not soft. 5 lbs for $45 flat, or 10 lbs for $80 flat, 48-state USA shipping included.
These are the bones left over after cutting various shoe parts out of a sturdy, brown cowhhide leather. Thickness is about 5 to 6 oz, pieces are stringy but may be useful for weaving, putting in your tumble or vibratory mill, or just shove 'em under the car seats to get that new car smell back again. 10 pounds of cookie cutter scrap $30 flat, 48-state USA shipping included.
Slivers, bits, small pieces - this is the tiny stuff. Almost all chromium tanned cattlehide, a few small bits of vegetable tanned cowhide mixed in. Very small pieces, but we get e-mails about this stuff. Apparently it's good for polishing metal parts inside tumble mills, and also for deadening sound in certain applications, like stereo speakers. Also good for putting in an onion bag and placing under the front seat of your car - bring back that new car smell. 10 pounds of Leather Bits and Chaff - $25 flat, 48-state USA shipping included. Ten pounds is about a cubic foot of leather, FYI.
This is just a big bin of odd lacing pieces, all made in the USA from USA cattlehides, mostly 9/64" by 9/64" in cross section. These are trimmings; some pieces are only an inch or two long, some are 14 inches long, most are in between. $12 per pound, USA shipping included.
Left over from making gloves, this is a thin, very soft leather that is from deer, sheep, and some goat hides. All pieces are white to off-white/grayish. Sold in five pound boxes, $40 per box, USA shipping included.
Horween makes excellent quality heavy cowhide leathers for saddlery and harness use, belts too, and a lot of other uses too, we suppose, as we've noticed over the years how many requests we get for Horween's excellent leathers. These scrap pieces are left over from belt making - the pieces are large, running from the size of your hand up to 1 to 2 square feet of total surface area. OK so look, Jack - that box in the photos has about 120 pounds of this leather in it - that IS NOT FIVE POUNDS of this leather and because this is SCRAP leather guess what? Yup, You gut it, as we say in Maine, there may be SCRATCHES or HOLES in it. Thickness will run from 5 oz up to 12 oz, and colors will be mostly earthtones, a little black, maybe, all sold in a random mix. A difficult leather to find - you can try to get it directly from Horween, but - trust us on this - they won't answer your calls nor your e-mails. Ever. We guess that's the way you run your sales department when your leather sells itself.
Horween Heavy Scrap Pieces — 5 Pounds for $45, 48-state shipping included.
This is a leather that gets used quite often as a single layer belt or packing strap. Very sturdy, very little stretch. Thickness runs 9 to 10 oz (3.6 to 4mm) and the color is wicked dark brown, maybe a hint of red in there too. Pieces run pretty big, as shown in the pictures. Horween Heavy Dark Brown Belting Scrap Pieces — 5 Pounds for $45, 48-state shipping included.
This is chromium tanned USA cattlehide scrap left over from making black leather accessories. Pieces are good size, running from hand up to 6 hands (look at your hands, kids). 6 ounce in thickness, or 2.4mm. Regular temper. Black Haircell Scrap Pieces — 5 Pounds for $35 or 10 lbs for $60, 48-state shipping included.
Leather scraps sorted and grouped by type - all pieces included in the lots listed below will be the same color. thickness, and temper - most often they're cut from the same hide and are just groups of left over pieces. Sold by the lot - we tell you the weight of the pieces and show you what they look like. Prices listed are for the lot shown in each photo, and 48-state USA shipping is included in each price. Some lots will fit into flat rate USPS boxes so shipping to AK, HI, and the Territories is also included. Lines you see on the table in the photos are square feet.
Collection of pieces, as shown in the photo, of latigo that's light pink in color, and rather firm in temper. You get all the pieces shown in the photo - the lot weighs about 3.5 pounds. Thickness is 6 oz (2.4mm). Scrap Lot 42 $45, USA shipping included.
Collection of pieces, as shown in the photos, of 2 oz manufactured leather lining material. You get all the pieces shown in the photo. Thickness is 2 oz (about 0.8 mm). Looks and feels like leather, very thin. Scrap Lot 56. $25, USA shipping included
Collection of pieces, as shown in the photos, of 8 to 10 oz vegetable tanned USA cattlehide leather from Wickett & Craig. Colors are burgundy and sunset tan (only one piece of tan). You get all the pieces shown in the photos - the lot weighs about ten pounds. Note that 4" coasters have been cut from these pieces. Maybe you don't need the coasters, you just need the framing? Scrap Lot 62. 10 pounds of this for $65 USA shipping included
Collection of pieces, as shown in the photos, of vegetable tanned USA cattlehide leather with a very smooth surface finish. 6 oz thickness Color is as shown - a very smooth burgundy/oxblood. You get all the pieces shown in the photos - the lot weighs about 3 pounds. Scrap Lot 65: 3 pounds of this for $50 USA shipping included