Jo Tonkinson is leather worker and saddle maker in Sandness, using traditional techniques to manufacture bespoke leather goods.
Verified by Make Works Scotland August 2013
Jo uses traditional techniques to create functional leather objects that are made to last. Using finest grain English bridle leather and UK sourced solid brass, Jo makes belts, briefcases, bags, saddles, bridles or anything you have in mind. Send her a sketch or model with dimensions and she can make it up. Generally she works on a bespoke or batch quantity basis. She has worked on archaeological heritage projects, through to accessories for dogs and bespoke tools for agriculture. Leather repairs can also be carried out.
|Turnaround Time||3-5 Days|
|Production Access||By appointment|
MaterialsLeather English Bridle Leather
ProcessesLeather Production Hand Stitching Machine Stitching
Video: Make Works visits Journeyman Leather in Shetland
Trading since 1985, and now mainly on the Internet, we are a small company hand making high quality saddlery and tack, bags and belts.
Contact Journeyman Leather
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|Address||Sandness, Shetland, ZE2 9PL|