Hermann Oak DN Skirting (per Square Metre)

$309.95$329.95 + GST

DN (Dark Natural – sometimes called Chestnut) 1st grade leather – Can be used for saddles, stirrup leathers or anywhere you desire a heavier skirting leather.
Hermann Oak® saddle skirting leathers are the most popular choice for custom saddle makers. The leather carves superbly and stamps to an incredible depth. The firm leather easily moulds and forms to the seat when wet. The clean flesh accepts oil evenly to the desired degree.

Please advise if you require a rough-out or smooth-out finish so we may select the best hides for your needs.

This leather is supplied by the side. The size of each side can vary, so to give you the best value for money it is priced per square metre. The final cost of your leather order may vary according to the final size of the side/s which can be confirmed when the leather has been selected.

This leather is rolled and packed into large bags for delivery. Due to the size, delivery must be made via courier (it cannot be sent via post). Hermann Oak® Leather is renowned for its quality. Tanned in the USA since 1881, this leather is vegetable tanned in a traditional pit-tanning system and used world-wide to craft quality saddles and tack.

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4-4.5mm, 4.8-5.5mm


Hermann Oak

More custom saddles are crafted from Hermann Oak® Skirting Leathers than any other. Our custom saddle makers tell us that it carves like butter and stamps to an incredible depth. They also love the unique colours and the way that it oils so evenly, the clean flesh, the firmness and the excellent cutting yield. Hermann Oak® Leather will make the best saddle ever and will keep it’s body and beauty long after holding the first rider. Your saddle will also maintain excellent resale value. Leather working experts look for beautiful, natural grain, solid feel, and smooth, even dyeing and oiling qualities. And most importantly, they look for leather which carves easily and stamps deeply. That is why Hermann Oak® Leathers are the preferred choice. Hermann Oak® Leathers take the boldest designs as well as the finest, most delicate details. Impressions stay deep, even with repeated flexing.