Leather Work gloves

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walhondingnashua

Feeling the Heat
Jul 23, 2016
398
ohio
Just in my experience, the dipped gloves (unless insulated) are not for cold weather at all. I think they made my hands colder.
 

FTG-05

Feeling the Heat
Feb 8, 2014
394
TN
White Ox Rigging Gloves. I bought a dozen pair about a year or so ago. Still on my first pair; usually it's 1/mo or maybe 2 months max.

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BoiledOver

Minister of Fire
Apr 14, 2013
620
43°58'55 N - 85°20' W
My thought on this is that I simply like the idea of supporting the people in my own little corner of the world first. There are lots of issues with that sentiment, I suppose, but that's how I like to do things when I can.
Yeah me too. Too bad corporate America sold this country out years ago. They didn't have to go to China but they are more interested in the bottom line over loyalty to the good ole USA. And for tariffs, LOL....LOL...LOL. China doesn't say ok I'll pay the extra out of my pocket, they pass it on to American corporations. And the American corporations pass it right on to the consumers. Just another tax on the average Joe to make up for the HUGE gift of a tax break to corporate America. The rich get richer and the poor get poorer. The current president has bent us over. Think about all those still supporting Trump who will publicly claim to be heterosexual, calmly bend over and don't even get a reach around. I am not afraid to admit we have been played as suckers, but twice I will not abide.
 

jumperjack

Member
Jan 13, 2014
13
northeast
Not sure you have an Airgas supply but the Tillman leather gloves hold up really well working with the wood.
 

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SpaceBus

Minister of Fire
Nov 18, 2018
6,142
Downeast Maine
A couple weeks ago I went out cutting with a pair of dipped nitrile, with a kevlar fabric. 35deg, damp and drizzle, wet damp wood, my hands got very cold in a short amount of time, even near a warm saw. That experiment didn't work. There must be insulated varieties that would solve that issue.
Are those cut resistant? I use Atlas Showa 451 for cold and dry and 420 for cold and wet.
 

Prof

Minister of Fire
Oct 18, 2011
575
Western PA
I had the same problem with leather gloves. I bought these from Northern Tool: https://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200732137_200732137

For less than a buck a pair, I get an amazing amount of wear from the gloves. Great grip, and I can still wipe sweat with the cloth side. When I pay a buck, I don't expect much, so I can only be pleasantly surprised!
 
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paredown

Burning Hunk
Jan 11, 2009
116
Lower Hudson New York
Someone on Garage Journal posted a link to some Elkskin gloves on clearance on Amazon--they are pretty great. The don't get stiff like cowhide, and seem to be holding up really well. Previously I have relied on the cheap three packs from Costco, but they have really slipped in quality over the last decade.

Only problem--they are too pricey for me at regular price of $35 instead of the $13.99 clearance price:
Elkskin gloves

USA made, too.
 

SpaceBus

Minister of Fire
Nov 18, 2018
6,142
Downeast Maine
+1 for the atlas gloves the 451 are great very inexpensive and last forever!
I have been wearing mine all winter. Got a pair of 460 for working in the really bad stuff. Will probably get a couple more pair for backup. Atlas has some fantastic gloves.
 

Sawset

Minister of Fire
Feb 14, 2015
1,202
Palmyra, WI
Finally broke down and got another pack of 16010s. The other cheapos are not holding up. Down to my last "1/2 pair".
 

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Mutineer

Burning Hunk
Dec 13, 2018
120
NE Ohio
If I could find a left handed woodburner like me, a right handed woodburner, I could swap all my unmatched left handed gloves to him/her for their unmatched right handed gloves. Someone should start a website matchyourwornglove.com or something. I probably have 12-15 left handed leather gloves out in the garage.
 
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jmb6420

Member
Jun 25, 2019
98
NE Oklahoma
If I could find a left handed woodburner like me, a right handed woodburner, I could swap all my unmatched left handed gloves to him/her for their unmatched right handed gloves. Someone should start a website matchyourwornglove.com or something. I probably have 12-15 left handed leather gloves out in the garage.
I kept my left gloves for years until I moved last. I bet I threw away 3 dozen of them.
 

ClintonH

Burning Hunk
Jan 4, 2014
116
NW OH
If I could find a left handed woodburner like me, a right handed woodburner, I could swap all my unmatched left handed gloves to him/her for their unmatched right handed gloves. Someone should start a website matchyourwornglove.com or something. I probably have 12-15 left handed leather gloves out in the garage.
Lefty here. In Ohio. ;lol
 

Gearhead660

Minister of Fire
Dec 20, 2018
692
Southern WI
I have one stove with a left opening door and one with a right opening door. So one pair has each covered. Maybe you need another stove?;)