Are Occidental tool belts made in the USA?
Proudly handcrafted in the USA, all of our products are designed for the professional tradesman and built to provide you many years of dependable service.
What should be in a carpenters tool belt?
A good tool belt has two side pockets, each containing smaller pockets. It can carry tools of various sizes and shapes as well as fasteners….The Basic Tool Belt
- Claw hammer.
- Chalk line.
- Carpenter’s pencil and pen or Sharpie.
- Putty Knife.
- Lineman pliers.
- Utility knife.
How do you soften Occidental Leather?
Oil your pouches with neatsfoot or mink oil. These soften the natural binding material of the leather (the collagen infrastructure), enabling it to stretch and mold itself. Do not soak the leather—a light touch of oil enables it to stretch, whereas a soaking in oil simply weakens it.
Where are Occidental bags made?
Occidental Leather tool bags and tool belt systems are made in the U.S.A., with only the best, extra-thick, water-repellent leathers available. We work around the clock to fulfill orders as quickly as possible.
What kind of leather does occidental leather use?
The Pro Leather Series is constructed of premium top grain cow hides tanned to our stringent specifications with a special blend of oils and waxes that meet the demands of heavy use in the elements.
How do I choose the right tool belt?
The foremost things to look for are durability and comfort. A good quality tool belt should be plenty sturdy. Leather tool belts are an excellent option, and thick nylon fabric is a very strong, choice, too.
Is it hard being a carpenter?
Carpentry can be hard heavy work as it often involves lots of lifting and serious manual labor, so yes becoming and staying a carpenter can be very hard. Carpentry is all about converting raw wood into something far more useful.
What type of leather does occidental use?