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Bruce Johnson 
Leather Tools

Your Place for Vintage Leather Tools

Whether you're a hobbiest just starting out or a veteran leatherworker looking for quality tools to add to your workbench, I can help you find the appropriate tool. From Sauerbier and Harrington to Gomph and Osborne, I scour the planet for vintage and antique leather tools, refurbish and restore them, and then list them here on my site for sale.

My name is Bruce Johnson. I have been working with leather for over twenty-five years and this my website. Please feel free to browse the tools listed for sale, view samples of my leather work, and check out some of the tutorials listed on the site.  

Cool Tools...

Keep an eye on this space as I plan to add some featured tools that come along, either for sale, or that may have already been sold, but exceptional  or rare and worth a look. Click the images to see more detail.

Leather Tools For Sale

Head over to the tool listing to see hundreds of tools I currently have listed for sale from numerous makers including Blanchard, Dodd, Gomph, CS Osborn and others.

Don't forget to check the newly listed and the Bargain Bin for deals!

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Buying From BJL

What you see on the site is kept up-to-date, but you can find out more about the buying process, shipping, and more here.

Included are some FAQs and ways to get in touch with me if you have any questions or want to discuss anything to do with leather.

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More About Me

Learn a little bit about me and my business in Oakdale, California.

In my brief bio, I tell my story of how I got started into leatherworking and how I migrated into the tool side of things. You can also see a gallery of leatherwork, sorted by type.

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Links & Resources

Being part of the leatherworker's online community, there are some helpful places to join with others in discussion about tools, techniques, suppliers, and more. You can also see a brief history of some of the more well known makers and find some links if you're ever in my neck of the woods.

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