Interview: Bakers Oak Bark Leather


J & FJ Baker is Britain’s only remaining oak bark tannery, pit tanning oak bark leather for shoemakers and leather craftsmen worldwide. It is a specialist, sustainable production using oak bark from Cumbria and locally sourced skins, salt, lime and of course water from the stream where the tannery is based.

In this film, CEO Andrew Parr tells their story.

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The film is available to view for 30 days from date of purchase.


Filmed & edited by Carreducker (Copyright December 2020); made for the Digital International Shoemakers’ Conference 2021

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