2017 & 2018 Made in Texas Gift Guide
"Leather worker Clint Wilkinson carries on the legacy of his grandfather, who owned a saddle shop in Denton in the 1950s, with his sleek line of small leather goods. "
The Makers: Clint Wilkinson
"He creates everything by hand, a work-intensive process that makes his pieces special — and pricey. Most of his pieces are custom-ordered for individual clients, although he still mass-produces the souvenirs for the Bush library. A small wallet can cost $285 and take three working days to make."
A Top-End Texas Leathercraft Hand
"What I was able to teach him was the fundamentals. He’s taken it waaay yonder farther than that. He’s an artist, and he’s burning with ambition to do well. And we’re sure proud of him.”