Friday, February 4, 2011

Fine Craftsmanship -Alan Dewey-Saddle Maker

 Alan has been building saddles for more than 30 years. He has been building saddles for Hamley's since 2005. His first instruction came from Bill Long of Spokane Washington who en stilled the importance of being meticulous about the basics of building a saddle. Although Alan is a renowned carver, he believes there is more to a saddle than fancy embellishments. Alan's years of practice and his attention to detail has earned him notoriety as a craftsman. He has worked with saddle making legends Ray Holes and Keith Seidel. He has been an invited guest at many Western trappings shows. Hamley's saddle making tradition is about producing functional tack for working cowboys. Alan embodies these attributes to a T.

Alan custom builds saddles but also has several saddles in stock. To see more of his work

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