Founded: Leo, Indiana
Born in 2012. From the artisan behind the products and the work that goes behind each and every product. The nitty gritty tedious hand worked wood, leather, and steel. Wood N Steel is everything we want from a company and more.
Based in Indiana, Founder Dustin Case gives us some insight and background behind his talent and brand.
With leather sourced from the Horween Tannery in Chicago and Wickett & Craig out of Pennsylvania, Steel sourced from Niagara Specialty Metals in NY, and wooden products made from Dustin’s own designs and local woods ranging from cabinets, guitars and cutting boards, Dustin sources as much material in the USA as possible.
“With a fine woodworking background making specialty cabinets, furniture & stringed instruments, I was always in need of a sharp tool (Knives and chisels in particular). I loved quality tools and decided that I would try making some of my own. It took a few tries, but I was eventually able to make a useful tool and I just kept wanting to learn more about the craft.”
“My leatherwork started with making sheaths for all of my knives. Once again, they weren’t pretty at first, but they kept you out of harms way! I continued to learn and wanted to get better with each new project. I made some belts and watch straps and before I knew it, I was doing it full time. I couldn’t be happier and am always overwhelmed with support from my family and customers alike.”
“It is always one of my goals to make leather goods and knives that will hold up to everyday use and still serve you as well years down the road.”