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Have you ever wondered how to clean and care for a roughout saddle? Do you love your roughout saddle but has it lost its beauty? You can make it look and feel great again!


Charity Haukaas is a leatherworker with a passion for breathing life back into leather, especially western roughout saddles. She has spent years refining a method of cleaning and caring for these works of art. After receiving phone calls from across the country asking about her methods, she decided to write a book to share her methods with the world and you! In this book, you will discover that roughout can and should be washed and conditioned and it’s possible to bring back the beautiful texture of roughout.


With carefully outlined instructions, easy-to-follow steps, and more than 130 color photographs, Haukaas uses her years of experience to take you on a journey of understanding how to bring back the life and former glory of your saddle!


*Also check out the cement spatula available for purchase. This tool is one of the necessary tools mentioned in the book. It can difficult to find if you don't know where to look so we wanted to save you time by making them available in our store.

Cleaning and Caring for a Roughout Saddle The Saddle Salon Way

SKU: 9798218017279
$69.99 Regular Price
$62.99Sale Price

Spiral bound book design lays flat so it stays open while reading. The 8.5 inch by 11 inch size and larger font makes it easy to read and follow. The book were printed in the U.S.A. at Gorham Printing. 

* Customer Reviews for the Book *
"Have you ever started cleaning a saddle and know you are over your head in what to do? That is what happened to me. I searched the internet and found Charity's website with before and after photos of saddles and it gave me HOPE! Charity shared her method with me, and I got amazing results that I felt proud to have produced.  The method is not hard, and the steps and photos are clearly laid out to follow, so you can be successful too.  Charity was given this ability to figure out the process required to transform a saddle. I am benefiting from her sharing that knowledge and experience, and you can too! I highly recommend this book for anyone who is interested in gaining skill and confidence in cleaning a saddle to look as good as new again."

Mona Purcell, WA

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