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Is’m glad you’re here. A large part of our world at Douglas Rose is the handmade leather goods we’re creating to accompany you on the journeys ahead, but we also value the memories you collect along the way.
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November 22, 2017 Leather Care

Your leather bag is an investment. Not only did you spend hard earned money on it, but you also have the opportunity, if treated properly, to preserve it long enough for someone in the coming generation to use it. Now...

November 20, 2017 Handmade Leather Goods

Douglas Rose makes "handmade" leather goods. What does this mean? In the internet age of commerce and analytics, buzzwords and cliches abound as brands and companies key into the words customers want to hear. In the world of fruits and vegetables, it’s “organic.” In...

November 20, 2017 Waxed Canvas and Leather

There’s been plenty written on the difference between waxed canvas and leather. If you want the simple facts, wikipedia will suffice. What we’re more concerned about is helping you decide which is the right fit for you. Since both are...

September 12, 2017 Jordan Griggs

“I was 10 years old when I played my first set of clubs. A Spalding 4-wood, Tommy Armour 4, 6, 7, and 9-irons, a few Wilson wedges, and an old Ping putter made up this hand-me-down assortment. They weren't much to...

August 9, 2017 Brian Akin

I attended a magnet high school and most of the kids I grew up playing baseball with went to our rival high-school. The first game against them I was the starting shortstop. I was proud to be in the starting...

July 17, 2017 Jonathan Diianni

“I first began accompanying my Dad to the driving range when I was three years old. He had a right-handed iron cut down for me, but I refused to swing the correct way, flipping it over and hitting it with...

July 11, 2017 Andy Lee

"I love that golf is a constantly diverse challenge. Every time you play the challenge is unique. I'm competitive by nature and golf feeds this craving.  More than that, it's something I get to share in with my two young sons....

June 26, 2017 Luke Bugenske

I can still remember the way the ballpark looked the first time I played under the lights.  I was a 6-year-old short-stop for the Reds. We finished the regular season undefeated and played the Tigers in the championship game.  I remember...

June 16, 2017 Baseball and Fatherhood

Did Jeter and Ruth play together? What's the black stuff under their eyes? When is Didi’s birthday? Is 37 old for baseball? How come Matt Holiday shakes his butt when he hits? What’s a resin bag? These are the questions I am peppered with on any...