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Starting in 2009, Peter and Laurie were originally weavers and then transitioned into leather. Over time they have expanded their product line to include gun cases, wine totes, handbags, duffles, shaving kits—they’re all on 40th Parallel’s very attractive, very useable web site. You need to give it a look. They have a great shop where they meet customers by appointment.

Here’s some of the work they have on display at Madcap & Co.:

40th Parallel, Peter and Laurie’s company, also sells its leather goods on Etsy, and it rents space at a large retail mall for local artisans called Madcap & Co., right in downtown Lancaster—if you visit and park your car, be sure and feed the meter which may be located as far away as a half a block from where you parked! Honest!

And here’s the latest addition to their product line:

60’s style leather sandals. “I’ve always loved them,” says Laurie. SHOP TALK! SEPTEMBER 2016 41

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Shop Talk! September 2016  

With Boot and Shoe News. Featuring Goods & Services, Hide Report, Silver King Remembered, Joseph Dixon Tools, Ray Holes Leather, Jeff Ballar...

Shop Talk! September 2016  

With Boot and Shoe News. Featuring Goods & Services, Hide Report, Silver King Remembered, Joseph Dixon Tools, Ray Holes Leather, Jeff Ballar...

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