Oil Tanned leather is a strong and workable leather that can used to make products rugged enough to stand up the outdoors or sleek and stylish enough to make high-end bags and shoes. This leather has a semi-soft and semi-flexible temper and boasts of some water resistant qualities due to the oil finish of the leather. Oil Tan leather is also known as “Boot Leather” and on average comes in a smooth 4-5 ounce thickness which is perfect durability for work boots. Some oil tan leathers will have a pull-up which means when the leather is pulled or stretched a lighter color can appear giving it a rustic look and put emphasize on bends folds or creases. This wonderful leather will be available in many colors and sizes so you can find the perfect piece for your project.