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LEATHER




        All About leAther  The following tanneries are the best vegetable tanners in the world and supply us with a variety of top quality leathers. We
           bringing You leather from the best tanneries in the World!


           have worked with them for many years to ensure that all the leather meets our stringent requirements. Each tannery produces
           different leathers with their own unique characteristics. We want you to be the judge of which leathers from each tannery
           work best for your specific needs. We recommend you try leathers from each tannery to decide. With Weaver Leather, you
           have leather from two of the world’s best tanneries available for immediate shipment.









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                                                                    quality Chahin
           This symbol indicates                                    Tannery Leather.
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           quality Hermann Oak
           Leather.
                         Paul Weaver and Shep Hermann from the Hermann Oak  Leather Co.  Paul Weaver and Angel Chahin of Chahin Tannery
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           HERMANN OAK  LEATHER CO.                                 CHAHIN TANNERY
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           Hermann Oak  Leather Co. found its beginning when Lewis   A Mexican tannery, Industrias Chahin de Orizaba, S.A.
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           Charles Hermann started tanning leather in St. Louis, Missouri in   de C.V., started in 1932 as a producer of vegetable
           1881 to serve the local harness trade. Three more generations of   leather. In 1991, under the brand name Chahin
           Hermanns have followed in Lewis’s footsteps to bring the finest   Leather, the tannery began to make leather specifically
           vegetable leathers to market. Starting with prime grade heavy native   for the horse and saddlery industry. The tannery’s
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           steer hides, Hermann Oak  produces a variety of leathers, each   traditional pit-drum tanning process utilizes the
           specifically suited for its end use. Herman Oak’s tanning process   latest technology and the best U.S. hides. While the
           has not changed much through the years. They still use the finest   tannery specializes in veg tanned leather, they also
           natural tree bark in their tanning liquors for richness and texture.   produce chrome-vegetable and alum tanned leathers.
           The leather is soaked in ground-vats until it is firm, strong and   You can count on the Chahin Leather brand when
           tight-fibered. Hermann Oak’s technicians hand-work each side for a   manufacturing your leather products.
           smooth, consistent, even-colored piece of leather. You’ll appreciate
           the quality that comes from over 130 years of experience.

           Leather Contents

           Apron Splits ........................57              Kangaroo ..........................56
           Bellies .............................32              Kipskin ............................57
           Bends .................. 28, 30, 44 & 45             Lace ..............................29
           Bridle .............................40               Latigo ........................ 27 & 28
           Chrome Oil Tanned.............. 46 & 48              Nubuck ............................51
           Chrome Tanned .........46 & 47, 49 & 50              Patent .............................33
           Deerskin ...........................54               Rawhide ...........................31
           Double Backs ............. 22, 25, 29, 45            Saddle Skirting ................. 14 & 15
           English Bridle ................26, 41 - 45           Shearlings..................... 19 & 20
           Finished Strap Leather ........... 33 & 34           Shoulders ......................22 - 26
           Fleece .............................21               Sole Bends .........................30
           Fringe .............................59               Strap & Tooling .................16 - 18
           Garment ...........................54                Suede Splits ........................58
           Hair-On Hide........................55               Upholstery .........................52
           Harness........................36 - 39               Veg Chrome Retanned ................51



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