LEATHERSMITH
- Ye Olde Leather Shoppe
Made in Lone Oak, KY- USA

WELCOMES YOU
updated August 01, 2016
updated quite often, and on a regular schedule


LEATHERSMITH - Ye Olde Leather Shoppe
137 Charleston Avenue - Paducah, KY 42001-5809
Shop phone: (270) 554-2003 - ph: 10 a.m.to 8 p.m. daily
info@leathersmith.com - Right in the heart of Lone Oak!


or Mail in Work Order form

Christmas ordering starts EVERY August 1st




For local area shoppers, the studio/workshop is open Tuesdays - Fridays, 9:30 A.M. to 2 P.M. - Saturdays by chance or appointment. Closed Sundays and most Mondays. Anytime the gate is open, we are open.We're across the street from the old LOHS parking lot. Phone hours are 10 A.M. to 8 P.M. CST, 7 days, for everyone.


Handcarved, custom made, in the Olde Style of the leather smith...by hand, for over 40+ years. RJ does not make anything with machines, nor which requires machine sewing.

Each item that RJ handcarves, will have slight variations, as they are made one at a time.

RJ's craftsmanship is guaranteed

www.leathersmith.com
info@leathersmith.com


Guitar Straps


American Flag & Eagle (leftside)


Antique leather gauge to weigh oz's & measure mm's

Paducah Sun article 7/18/2010


Your leather goods are expertly handcarved and handcrafted. RJ makes all of your wonderful leather products, that are known to last 20 years or better.


The 1776 Mural, started off as a desk pad, for the George Washington era desk style..."Then Came September"



Did you know?????
Traditional: 3rd Anniversary is leather
Modern: 9th Anniversary is also leather
Love Always wall mural


Prices are subject to change, + or -, without notice.

Christmas ordering starts EVERY August 1st


As with each and every August 1st, Christmas season is now in session! All items are made ONE at a time, by hand, no machines! In order to make sure, that your order is in your hands in time for your gift giving, the POSTMARK cut off date for mail in orders is November 5th. Credit card orders MUST be called in. Phone orders will be taken until ?? You know how hard Santa works, he hates to leave anyone out. :)

RJ, a master leather carver, is a one man studio workshop, whom specializes in exquisite handcarved and handcrafted leather goods, for over forty+ years. Each item made, starts from scratch - when he cuts the cowhide, and no two items are identical. His craftsmanship is guaranteed. Designs can be mixed. Or use a design of your choice (additional cost). Wallets come with a gift box year round. As always, your business is appreciated.

Front yard view and Brahma bull hide

Love Always anniversary ~ Belts ~ Book & Album Covers ~ Breviary or Bible Covers ~ Wall Art Decor ~ Checkbook Covers ~ Journal or Legal Pad Covers ~ wallets Children's ~ Clutch purses ~ Leather Facts ~ Desk Pads ~ Guitar Straps ~ About the Artist & Craftsmanship Guarantee 1776...Then Came September ~ Fraternities ~ Murals/Pictorials ~ Old Tyme Leather Strops The Last Supper ~ Wallets for gents and ladies, + bikers & bad boys, and BMF wallets ~ Pocket Secretaries ~ Larger style pocket secretaries ~ Trinkets ~ Old wallets relaced and other repairs ~ Shop Tour ~ Work Order form also answers FAQ's ~ Our links page ~ a Family Tree ~ Tiger in progress ~ One of a Kind pocket secretaries page ~ One of a Kind wallets page ~ Our videos page ~ Home ~ page links are at the bottom of each page

Full list of over 170 wallet pages is here. Clicking below takes you to the wallet or other item shown.

Elk and mountains


Skull wall art for the man cave


Florals wall art for the ladies cavette


Acorns and Oak leaves


Mason with black background




RJ, a master leather carver, is a one man studio workshop, who specializes in exquisite handcarved and handcrafted leather goods, for over forty years. Each item made, starts from scratch - when he cuts the cowhide. A small swivel knife is used for hand carving into the leather. He specializes in wall murals including The Last Supper , Desk Pads, and Wallets. He also makes handbags, guitar straps, saddle bags, belts including ranger belts, and other leather items. Over 40+ years experience brings to you the highest quality of handcrafted leather goods. His craftsmanship is guaranteed. He does not make anything with machines, nor which requires machine sewing. Sorry, he does not make clothing. Each item that RJ handcarves, will have slight variations, as they are made one at a time.





05/22/2016 ... To all our local area clients ...Thank you for understanding the studio being closed for almost three weeks. Trisha was seriously ill and was in the hospital. She is doing much better now. Your get well wishes were very much appreciated.

01/07/2016 ... We take personal checks, business checks, and money orders - USA only;
and the following credit cards for your convenience



01/07/2016 ... Congratulations to us! This is RJ's 21st year on the internet! Thank you to our clients and visitors!



over 25,000 "looking for leather" visitors since before April 1997; & since October 6, 1999



Wallets tip:
Does your wallet tend to fall out of your pocket when sitting? Slide a wide rubber band around it, and it will stay put.

You'll find the work-order form here, and the entry to our links page is here.

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LEATHERSMITH - Ye Olde Leather Shoppe
137 Charleston Avenue - Paducah, KY 42001
(270) 554-2003 ~ info@leathersmith.com

www.leathersmith.com is designed and maintained by Mrs. Leathersmith



RJ was the featured artist article, in the print edition, of The Paducah Sun's LIFE section, on July 18, 2010. See it here on the old Shop Tour page.

Much to our surprise, the week of May 19 - May 26, 2006 LEATHERSMITH-Ye Olde Leather Shoppe, was the featured business of the week at Discover Paducah.com.

Thank you for visiting and please come again.
When in the area of Paducah, stop by and say hello.
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Our old studio before the fire in 2014