Made to order: Handmade STANDARD SIZE Fireplace Bellows, You Choose Wood, Leather, Tacks - Wood stove-Fireplace-Bellows-Hand made-Heirloom


Made to order: Standard Size Handmade Fireplace Bellows, Your Choice of Wood, Leather and Tacks, Made to Order

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Standard size bellows customized with your choice of wood, tacks and leather tone. To help with your choices, please visit and click on the "Gallery" link to see examples of bellows I've crafted in the past.

-- WOOD: Chosen at checkout. Oak, sassafras and poplar are always available. Inquire about the availability of other woods, such as walnut and ash. See below for wood descriptions

-- TACKS: Chosen at checkout, see photo for choice of tack colors.

-- LEATHER: See photo for leather colors. I dye much of my own leather, therefore ALL LEATHER COLORS ARE APPROXIMATE. Please leave us a comment indicating your preference.

These bellows are approximately 18 inches long and 7 inches wide. A sturdy brass hinge connects the paddles under the leather boot, which features a brass nozzle. These bellows are made to last for generations, while bringing a sense of history to your hearth. A few puffs from these bellows will help get a fire started in your fireplace, wood stove or fire pit.

Due to the length of the bellows, they are shipped with the nozzle wrapped separately from the body. Simply screw the nozzle onto the body and they'll be ready for use.

LOOKING FOR A REPLACEMENT NOZZLE FOR YOUR BELLOWS? I offer replacements at a very reasonable cost. Please contact me to inquire about a replacement. Please note that these nozzles will only fit bellows made by me.


OAK: Light colored wood, very heavy and hard, engraves well. Makes a hefty bellows. Always available.

POPLAR: Very light colored wood, usually has pink and green streaks. Very lightweight. Engraving marks not as dark as other woods. If you're concerned about lifting a heavy bellows, poplar is a good choice. Always available.

SASSAFRAS: Light colored wood, lightweight, engraves well. Sometimes available.

WALNUT: Very dark colored wood. Most of my walnut is predominantly dark brown with silver and bluish streaks. Each board is different. Very heavy, engraves well but the engraving doesn't stand out as well as lighter woods. Sometimes available.

Note: Wood is a product of nature, and can have knots, streaks and small cracks. Some wood, especially oak, can have small worm holes and channels. These imperfections are naturally occurring and lend interest and texture to our wooden items. I always avoid any imperfections that would affect the structural strength of the item, but usually just fill small surface cracks. IF YOU PREFER WOOD WITH FEW OR NO IMPERFECTIONS, PLEASE CONVO ME PRIOR TO ORDERING SO I CAN CHECK MY STOCK FOR THE WOOD YOU'D LIKE.

My bellows and other wooden items are crafted by hand in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. I prefer to bring new life to antique wood by recycling lumber from old barns, houses and furniture to create our one-of-a-kind pieces. Imperfections in the wood such as knots and worm holes grace these timeless designs. Created using a combination of hand tools and modern technology, our items are beautiful as well as functional.

Do you like what you see, but would prefer a different stain or engraved design, or no design at all? Please contact me to inquire about custom items. There is no extra charge for custom designs and engraving.


To care for your bellows, treat the wood occasionally with a quality furniture polish. To keep the leather soft, rub it with a leather conditioner such as mink oil.

INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS: Customs charges and import taxes are not included in the price of the item or the shipping costs. Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Disclaimer: Washing your bellows is not recommended. While I do finish my bellows with a couple of coats of tung oil finish, washing the wood will remove the finish and wash away the char left by the engraver. This will significantly lighten the engraved design. Lightly brush away any debris with a damp cloth, avoiding the engraved area.

Shipping from United States

Processing time

6-8 weeks

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 4 - 5 weeks

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Conditions of return

    Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

    Questions about your order?

    Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What type of images can you engrave on my bellows?

    My engraver requires a black and white image in JPEG, GIF, or other image format. The resolution must be good so the image will remain crisp when enlarged. If you need assistance locating a suitable image, please contact me and I'll be glad to help.

    What if I place a bellows order and then decide later that I want to have it engraved?

    Please contact me to see where I am in the assembly process. It's fine to add engraving as long as the bellows are still in progress. However, once the bellows is assembled, it will not fit in my engraver.

    How can I maintain my bellows or trivet?

    To care for the wood, any product intended to clean or polish wood may be used. The leather may be treated with neatsfoot oil or similar leather care products. The brass nozzle may be cleaned with commercial brass cleaner, or simply polished with fine steel wool.


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