From time to time I get the question to make a notebook just like the one I posted online. Usually it turns out to be an image of one of my own Traveler’s Notebooks, which has been used quite a lot and has a lovely patina and shine to it.
Obviously I can make it just like I made mine, but the patina has to develop over time and will not come right out of the box. To demonstrate this I made some photo’s of two TN’s, one is brand new and hasn’t been handled other than for making it and the other one is mine and has been with me for over 2 years now.
Both are made from exactly the same leather, had the same dyeing process and are the same size. Continue reading