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Eclectic treasures

When generic is a swear word .

Where your eclectic day to day objects need to be more than functional , they have to be a thing of beauty .

Members: 7
Latest Activity: May 24, 2014

Where form function and beauty come together .

We all have stuff , our houses are full of it , and l am on a quest to reduce what l do have , and the things that l want to surround myself with l want to be pieces of art in there own right and be of good quality that will stand the test of time , and l am sure there are others out there that share my view , nothing is to trivial or extravagant , put up a request and lets see if anyone can help out with options .

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Overnight bags

Started by Brian Splash. Last reply by Brian Splash May 24, 2014. 8 Replies

Love the saddleback products , and there is a whole group for said bags , so here are some others that l like and would like to have .…Continue

Strops

Started by Brian Splash Aug 4, 2012. 0 Replies

l would like to get a good strop but not sure if you get what you pay for .JonEDanger put me on to the first one , sells for under $100 bills for the top of the range .second one is from vintage…Continue

Leather jackets

Started by Brian Splash. Last reply by Brian Splash Aug 2, 2012. 1 Reply

Love the way they feel when they are broken in , l love the variety textures colours and types of animals that provide the raw material , from the Brando style that started my obsession to the ultra…Continue

Get the ball rolling

Started by Brian Splash. Last reply by Brian Splash Jul 27, 2012. 2 Replies

Some time back l was on the hunt for some old school biker boots as l was dis satisfied with what was on offer at my local motorbike shops , so here are some of the best style of boots that l found…Continue

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Comment by Timothy W. Allen on May 11, 2012 at 8:40pm

I'm one of those craftsman or at least strive to. Everytime I see something I like, more often an antique, I redesign myself with a little twist to make an original. I love leather products and will be posting more of my own soon. Ultimate goal is in the next 5-10 yrs after I retire from the USMC is to provide people with beautiful one of kind furniture and leather goods! Brian I think you and I have an eye and appreciation for the same things look forward to seeing more of your awesome finds!

Comment by Brian Splash on May 11, 2012 at 5:16pm

Welcome to the group Timothy , You are dead on right with the pieces that will last a lifetime , and with members help we will find those craftsmen still making and selling there wares .

Comment by Timothy W. Allen on May 11, 2012 at 2:46pm

Brian this group is perfect! I'm glad I'm not the only person out there that loves and appreciates quality handmade craftsmanship. Things I carry on a normal day, 96 yr. old Parker mechanical pen, 70 yr old Parker 51 fountain pen, Case XX pocket knife, handmade coin pouch from latigo leather that will last several lifetimes, a turquoise ring made by a Zuni Indian, handmade bandana made from vintage 100% cloth. The list goes on and on,  I can't go to many days without stopping by an antique store and finding that can't live without accessory or trinket that reminds me when things were made with pride!

Comment by Brian Splash on April 27, 2012 at 1:22am

Welcome , hope you find what you are looking for , or hope we can help .

 

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Ramona the Pest replied to Belmin Bratic's discussion Martial Arts
"That is true, and many times they are not forthcoming with the fact that they are masters of the art. We ended up making friends with one of the masters from Hawaii who moved here, and he agreed to train my brother and I. I have found I prefer soft…"
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Ramona the Pest replied to Ramona the Pest's discussion How Can I Entice a Reluctant Camper?
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Paul Martin commented on Mike Norris's group Mantiques
"this is a early 80s Montgomery ward tool chest I picked for $40. The quality is 10x a modern craftsman (I know because I own one and its junk). When I finished refurbish, I had a guy offer me $500 but I couldn't sell it.  I never get rid…"
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Paul Martin commented on Mike Norris's group Mantiques
"my manual shears, I got these for a buck and they were frozen.  some wd40 and a blade sharpening and they cut like new"
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Paul Martin commented on Mike Norris's group Mantiques
"This was a gift for my girlfriend, I did it the same time as my green toolbox.  it came out NICE"
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Paul Martin commented on Mike Norris's group Mantiques
"this was a yellow craftsman ratchet toolbox I found.  I paint matched it to my truck and made it my car emergency tool kit.  everything I need to fix most car problems.  I have an affliction for old toolboxes"
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Paul Martin commented on Mike Norris's group Mantiques
"Hello gentlemen, I just joined and I'm always finding vintage mens items at estate sales and at auction. "
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