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Dec 10, 2020

This interview is with Ben Geisler who is a US Army Vet and saddle maker who owns Aspen Saddlery.  

I had a great time visiting with Ben about his route to becoming a custom saddle maker of fine Wade Saddles.  We also talked about the challenges of starting a business while moving frequently due to his wife's military...

Nov 27, 2020

In this episode, we visit with a good friend of mine Scott Catalena. Scott is with Catalena Hatters in Bryan, TX.  

Catalena Hatters is a 2nd generation custom hat shop that makes custom felt hats in all shapes and styles.  Check out this episode to hear about the hat business and how felt hats are made and restored.


Nov 19, 2020

This interview is with Jeana Andreatta with Tumbling J Mohair Tack in Weatherford, TX.  I had a great time visiting with her about the world of mohair and mohair gear.  

If you would like to check out her work, look her up on Facebook and instagram by searching for "Tumbling J Mohair Tack"

Her website should be done...

Nov 4, 2020

In this episode, we visit with Wilson Capron with Capron Bits and Spurs in Christoval, TX.

Wilson explains the difference between a silversmith and bit/spur maker as well as diving into his ideas on pricing, customer relations, and workshop critters.

To learn more about Wilson Capron and his work, visit his website at...

Oct 29, 2020

In this episode we visit with Scot Sommerlatte, he builds spurs, jewelry, and belt buckles as well as does custom engraving on knives and guns.  

Scot and I have been good friends for a long time and have collaborated on many jobs together over the years.  

Be sure to follow Scot on social media and check out his...