Monthly Archives: June 2009

Ada, Ohio – Where Footballs are Born

We recently made a trip out to Wilson Sporting Goods’ football factory in Ada, Ohio.  It’s a great facility run by some equally great people.  The facility and the crafters there are quite unassuming in my approximation, but you can’t argue with their product.  Their sewing and lacing are pretty much unbeatable.  I snapped a few photos while I was there, here are some highlights…

Blue sky, white roof, and the red, white and blue.

Blue sky, white roof, and the red, white and blue.

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MAKR x Horween

From a recent write-up by Michael Williams on his site, A Continuous Lean. I’m carrying one of these right now – great work from Jason at MAKR. See the whole post here.

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Timberland Boot Company Fall/Winter 2009

A preview of the upcoming line featuring some of our leathers via Hypebeast.


Click here to visit Timberland Boot Company’s site for a complete list of products.

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Horween Genuine Shell Cordovan Video


Follow our tanner, Chris, through some of the steps that makes this leather so special.

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Horween on Chicago Public Radio

From July 30, 2003. Hear Skip, Otis and Joe here.

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“The Last Tanner of Cordovan”

As featured in BusinessWeek. Read it here.

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