What Are The Different Parts Of A Leather Hide?
Below this picture gives you details of the most common cuts of leather and what they are called.
These cuts are from a leather hide that is cut into different sections, a full hide is left intact and sold as a full leather hide.
The butt area is commonly the toughest and most dense fibre structured leather of all the leather cuts, that from a horse, shell cordovan is the best known cut for handmade high quality leather shoes.
Skin Cut Names