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How to Fix A Zip

How to Fix A Zip

May 28, 2019

It's a common issue facing anyone who owns anything with a zipper; which is pretty much all of us. But many people will put up with a poorly performing zipper for way longer than they should.

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10 Year Warranty

10 Year Warranty

May 05, 2019

I am so confident in the manufacturing and materials used in my bags (made after October 2018) that I now offer a 10 year guarantee. So if something fails that is directly attributable to our making process or to a failure of materials we use we will repair or replace at our cost.

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Natural Wax to Protect Fabrics

Natural Wax to Protect Fabrics

March 26, 2019

Granddad Jack’s Sack Wax is a beeswax based product that waterproofs and protects many types of fabrics while allowing them to continue to breath.

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9 Proven Ways to Live to be 100+

9 Proven Ways to Live to be 100+

March 07, 2019 1 Comment

Want to know the 9 simple, proven, in your face ways to extend your life by 10 to 15 years? Read on.

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4 Reasons to keep your bag waxed

4 Reasons to keep your bag waxed

January 07, 2019

There a some really important and notable reasons to either keep your bag waxed or to convert it to waxed canvas.

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5 BONUS hacks for Granddad Jack's Leather Lotion

5 BONUS hacks for Granddad Jack's Leather Lotion

December 14, 2018

Leather Lotion is great for protecting your leather using 100% natural ingredients. In fact the ingredients are so natural you could eat it

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How to Make a Killer Bag

How to Make a Killer Bag

November 28, 2018

This article takes you through the process of making a Jack Stillman bag. From choosing the leather to packing it for delivery to you.

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Born of the Sea - A History of Waxed Canvas

Born of the Sea - A History of Waxed Canvas

November 16, 2018

For you to truly appreciate the uniqueness waxed canvas as the material of choice in your wet weather bag, it helps to understand a bit of the history of the product.

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The Nomad XL a completely biased review

The Nomad XL a completely biased review

November 14, 2018 1 Comment

So I have been carrying the Nomad XL for the past 2 weeks now there's some bit I love and some other bit's I still scratching by chin over

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Waxed Canvas - 5 reasons to choose it over plastics

Waxed Canvas - 5 reasons to choose it over plastics

November 14, 2018

There's a natural appeal that it holds for me. Here are 5 reasons I think it's far more interesting than you realise. 

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Vegetable Tanned Leather - Ancient techniques vs modern chemicals

Vegetable Tanned Leather - Ancient techniques vs modern chemicals

October 29, 2018

Leather is beautiful. It's a natural product that has been used since man first made pointy sticks to poke things with. This method of tanning goes back so far its ancient. 

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Jack's Custom 750 C2 Bobber

Jack's Custom 750 C2 Bobber

December 28, 2017

Meet my new sled and see the story of how a humble Shadow 750 underwent a badass moshup to become... THE OUTLANDER!

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Something you should know...

As you browse this site you should know: Jack Stillman bags are handmade using natural materials. They are then protected using beeswax in order to serve you for decades. Most items are handmade to order so please allow 3-5 days prior to shipping.