Working Class A-Fork Saddle
Tree: Custom Made or A-Fork, made of Southern Yellow Pine, rawhide covered. Manufactured by Steele Saddle Tree LLC. The ground work is hand shaped using skirting leather over a 20 gauge saddle strainer (tin seat).
Seat Size: Available in 16" and 17".
Weight: Approximately 45 lbs.
Skirts: Length 27"; Width 11 ½", lined with faux shearlings.
Cantle: Height 4"; Width 12½"; Dish 1 ½"; Style ½" Natural Rawhide Pencil Roll, Hand Sewn.
Horn: Height 3½", Diameter 4", natural rawhide tipped, hand sewn with mule hide wrap.
Stirrup Leathers: 3" with leather covered Blevins Buckles.
Stirrups: Wooden metal bound natural rawhide covered, hand laced bell stirrups with 3" treads.
Rigging: Horseshoe Brand Flat Plate dropped in-skirt, 7/8’s position, 2 ½" beveled stainless steel dees in rear.
Flank Cincha: 3" tapering to 1 ¾"; burgundy latigo lined with stainless steel roller buckles.
Leather: 13-15 oz. Thoroughbred Walnut or Golden Skirting.
Trim: All Hardware including the saddle screws and washers is stainless steel. Saddle strings cut from premium 5-7 oz. burgundy latigo.
Finish: Each Working Class A-Fork first receives a warm coat of 100% pure neatsfoot oil followed by a generous coat of Aussie Leather Conditioner. Edges are burnished by hand rubbing.
Tooling: Basket Stamped with Barb Wire Border.