A rack at Curtis Gibbs' work station holds leatherworking tools.
Curtis Gibbs' handmade collars come in a variety of colors and patterns, with the fancier ones going for $50.
Curtis Gibbs works on a leather dog collar.
Curtis Gibbs puts the leatherworking skills he first learned as a boy to work making dog collars at his home. Both Gibbs and his wife, Jill, make products for dogs — Jill Gibbs is the creator of the Jillcookies line of baked dog treats.
Curtis Gibbs uses a leatherworker's stamp while making a dog collar.
Curtis Gibbs started carving leather as a young boy when his grandmother gave him a kit.