Category Archives: Style

Pocket Wallets

Pocket wallets, my own design – a staple of my stock for years – still a winner – still as handy as ever.  I make each myself, by hand. I don’t make them much anymore, and wanting to keep affordable … Continue reading

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The Doorbell-ian – a leather doorbell /jangler made to hang on your holiday knob, from Steveb Leatherworks

Meet the Doorbell-ian! The doorbell-ian (doorbell) is a special one-off series that I’ve made for this upcoming gift giving season. This is something new for me and I hope you like it! Each unit has a decorative penny concho that’s … Continue reading

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The Scarred Smarter Fin – a custom mens chain wallet

The Scarred Smarter Fin is a Fin wallet with a beautiful complex coloration, a black edge and natural thread.. The Fin measures 6.5 long and 4″ at its widest point. The wallet fits a jean back pocket perfectly and is … Continue reading

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Tank fabrication @ Eastern Fabrications. Pt2

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Previously, we made a wooden buck for building our tank, now the fun begins. Select the material you want to use for the tank. Options commonly include steel, aluminum, and copper. Selection depends partially on your skill level. If you … Continue reading

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Gas tank fabrication at Eastern Fabrications: Part 1

Shaping your tank, making your buck/ Part 1

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Abandoned America: Winsted Furniture Company by Stephen Berner

Visited a new scary place. Lots to show and share. …Found this beauty of a building and a location on a two-wheeled adventure with my friend John. I promised myself to come back with gear in hand, it looked juicy.  And … Continue reading

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Fireplaces @ Home

It’s Wintertime and the smell of fire is in the air. At the Berner household we enjoy having fires at home during the winter months. I don’t know that it does much for heating our house… I have a feeling … Continue reading

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FOH Cycle Fab: hi-style with attitude

I met Roman, owner of FOH at the NYC IMS show – cool guy, insane machines, hi-style and hi-tech. His carbon fiber layups are beautiful, almost perfectly finished….tastefully painted and outfitted with top shelf componentry. Some of the frame work … Continue reading

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Leather: not boring!

Leather work can take on some pretty cool characteristics if you want….

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Hilton Guitars: built by hand_7

To learn more about Pete Hilton and his instruments, you can visit his website: Hilton Guitars…

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Writing for the Rest of Us by Mark Bellusci

Another writing rock star: Frank Lloyd Wright   To accomplish his architectural feats, Frank Lloyd Wright needed something we all need: a blueprint. Or the writing equivalent, an outline.A brilliant architect with an endless imagination, Frank Lloyd Wright designed by … Continue reading

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Abandoned America: Buffalo Central Terminal by Stephen Berner

Abandoned America Feature: Buffalo Central Terminal The New York Central Terminal in Buffalo, New York, USA, was a key railroad station from 1929 to 1979. The 17-story Art Deco style station was designed by architects Fellheimer & Wagner for the … Continue reading

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Chris’s Clown Bike – heard it got sold

Ah yes, the Clown bike. not a bike for the weak or timid… -steveb/45dgree

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Easyriders.Jan82

Looking around today I wonder what happened to the bikers of yesterday and really have to wonder…how the hell did we get there…. what happened to the world in a few short years? What happened to Miraculous Mutha?

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NYC Subway Tour

something different for your viewing pleasure see the Feature here….

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Birmingham, Alabama A Chopper Mecca????? by Kustom Jeff Dailey

When you think of Birmingham what comes to mind? Rednecks, civil rights marches, maybe the Vulcan statue up on Red Mountain, but CHOPPERS????  Nah!  Can’t be any of those around there, Alabama is ALWAYS at least 10 years behind the … Continue reading

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