Making Bags is a Bihn Family Tradition

TOM BIHN | Making bags is a Bihn Family tradition

I can’t remember how exactly it started, but back in the 1970s, my mother took up the hobby of working with leather. Living near Santa Cruz, she had easy access to leather from the Salz Tannery. The tannery had a small retail store on site, known as “The Dead Cow”, which also sold leather working…

Portable Culture Portrait: Perseffect

Portable Culture Portrait: Perseffect

Our Portable Culture Portrait blog series features TOM BIHN Forum members, the bags they carry, and what items they carry in their bags. It’s inspired by our Portable Culture tagline. This edition features Forum member Perseffect. The previous editions featured Forum member jujigatame and bchaplin. What’s the most useful item that you carry? The most…

Honoring Teachers

Happy National Teacher Day! In the United States, we celebrate public schoolteachers during National Teacher Appreciation Week, held annually in the first full week of May. Today, students in schools across the country will recognize their teachers’ tireless work and dedication to learning. Here at TOM BIHN, we think teachers come in many guises. There…

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