CHAHINLEATHER® Burgundy Alum Tanned Leather, Sides

Weaver Leather Supply  |  SKU: 06-720S-4/6


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Weaver Leather Supply is proud to distribute leather sourced from CHAHINLEATHER®, a certified supplier and silver member of the Leather Working Group/LWG. This world-class tannery has been certified against LWG's stringent Audit Standards and is committed to supporting responsible leather manufacturing across the globe.


  • Alum tanned for strength and workability
  • Attractive yellow center
  • Strong, yet soft and pliable
  • Stuffed with tallows and waxes for weather resistance and exceptional feel
  • Trusted for braiding and lacing that stands up to rugged use


Average square feet: 22-25
Approximate width: 30”-36”
Approximate length: 85”-100”
Grade: Tannery Run (TR)
Gauged: Evenly throughout
Content: U.S. cowhide
Available cut: Side
Priced: Per Side based on average square feet

Leather Cuts & Uses

Leather side

  • Saddle Strings
  • Liners
  • Cinches
  • Braiding
  • Lacing
  • Bullwhips

Additional Details

Alum tanned leather, also known as Indian tanned latigo leather, has a dense fiber structure that’s attractive to artisans for braiding, lacing and creating straps. Cut into this leather and you’ll immediately notice its nice yellow center that’s a hallmark of alum tannage. In our shop, we use this leather for laces as well as bleeding heart knots on our headstalls. Extra strong, it contains just the right amount of tallows and waxes for weather resistance and exceptional feel.


The alum tanning process uses colorless aluminum salts and condenses the hide’s fibers, resulting in a durable, extra tough leather that’s been trusted by generations of leathercrafters for braiding and lacing that stands up to rugged use. Don’t just limit this leather to lacing, though! The 8-10 oz. makes beautiful dog collars and leashes that just get better with age and use.

Free Shipping on Leather Returns

We’re so confident in the leather we sell that we offer free returns on leather, excluding leather panels, pieces and belt blanks. If the leather we ship you isn’t exactly what you hoped for, we will cover the return shipping cost — no matter what the reason is. It’s our goal to provide you with the highest quality leather that will make the perfect canvas for your project.

*This promotion applies to retail purchases only and is not valid for wholesale purchases. Valid within the contiguous U.S. only.

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Weaver Leather Supply

CHAHINLEATHER® Burgundy Alum Tanned Leather, Sides




  • 4 to 6 oz.
  • 8 to 10 oz.
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