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STORE HOURS

Come Visit Alpena's Little Leather Shop!

Wed  11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thur  11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Fri:    11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sat:   10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, Monday & Tuesday: CLOSED

 

CONTACT US

210 N 2nd Ave Alpena MI 49707

989-590-1581

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHICH PAYMENT METHODS DO YOU ACCEPT?

We accept cash, check and all major credit cards in addition to Square and PayPal.

DO YOU OFFER GIFT CARDS?

Yes we do! Stop in to our storefront or give us a call to grab one! Online ordering coming soon!

WHAT IS YOUR RETURN POLICY?

STOCK ITEMS
Our items are made to make you happy, and we back that up with our return policy. If you are not pleased with your purchase from Chippewa Valley Leather Works & Mercantile, contact us within 14 days of purchase to request exchange or refund in the form of in-store credit. 

CUSTOM ORDERS
While all sales are final on custom orders, your happiness is important to us and we work hard to ensure we understand your expectations prior to completion of your order. If for any reason you are not satisfied following your purchase, contact us within 14 days of purchase and we'll work together to make it right. 

VARIATIONS: 
Leather, wood and metal are beautiful products of nature and are subject to variations in coloring, marks and texture. Therefore, CVL will not accept any returns regarding materials natural variations.

HOW TO CARE FOR LEATHER

The leather used in our products contains natural oils and will not require much maintenance.

Rain and wetness can be wiped off with a clean, soft cloth. Please avoid heavy rain when possible and air dry your item as soon as possible. Small scratches may be buffed out with a clean, soft cloth.


If your leather feels dry or needs to be cleaned, please see our Leather Care section for more info and our recommendations.

WHAT KIND OF LEATHER DO YOU USE?

We use only ethically-sourced full-grain cow and bison leather in our products from USA tanneries. 

Full-grain leather is the strongest and most durable part of the hide. Ethical sourcing means the animal was not raised solely for the hide. 

Read more about our leather here.

DO YOU OFFER VEGAN OPTIONS?

We use only full-grain cow and bison leather in our products, ethically sourced from inside the USA.

Ethically sourced leather is a natural material that comes from cows who are not raised specifically for their hides.