Originally Posted by jtmac
I'm quoting here. If that is incorrect, please explain why it is incorrect rather than just being insulting.
No intention to insult you. Sorry if it seemed so.
I am not going to say they are lying, but I would like to see the width of the hides they are using to turn the leather perpendicular to their "strapping' cuts. That would call for a cow the size of a hippo. Additionally, leather doesn't have a "grain" in the sense that wood does. It wouldn't really do anything to turn the pieces.