J.J. Maxwell Tack & Saddle Co., LLC
Anderson, CA 96007
(888) 739-0108
(530) 357-2209

Cliff Wade Saddle Kit

16″ Cliff Wade Saddle Kit

This is a full size Cliff Wade, post horn, saddle kit. Not just materials, but pre-cut, pre-punched, and pre-skived. Over 120 components. Top quality materials and hardware. Bowden brand, wood rawhide, covered tree. Minimal tools required. You do not need to have professional experience to construct this kit. Regardless of what has been said about saddle kits in the past, this is a top quality product. The components used are the same that we would use to construct a saddle ourselves here in the saddle shop. We do not use substandard materials on our own saddles. With a little time and effort, you can have a saddle that you can be proud of.

The standard kit is a 16” seat on a semi-quarter bar. Comes with Dropped round ring rigging, 7/8 position, 66” stirrups leathers, 34” fenders, 9” swell, 3 ½” high by 3 ¼” wide cap, wood post horn, 4”cantle. Optional tools available for purchase. Comes complete with all the materials, including glue, and a 3 hour video of step by step instruction.

Kits can be ordered in 15” and 17” seats. Quarter horse, and full quarter horse bars are also available upon requests. 8-10 week waiting period, on special orders with a deposit. $100.00 extra for special orders. Patterns and videos, only available with purchase of complete kit. Will not be sold separately.

Price for this complete kit is – $1,550.00 Plus shipping and sales tax if applicable

Other options available:

Flat Plate Rigging – $75.00
Cheyenne Roll – $25.00

Additional video that shows construction of the swell fork, flat plate
rigging, and association kit horn. – $25.00

Suggested tools lists:

Required Tools

  • Needles – 2
  • Stitching Awl
  • Rivet Set
  • Straight knife
  • Edger # 3 (#6 optional)
  • Draw down or work stand
  • # 5 Stitch wheel
  • Dividers
  • Compass
  • Groover
  • Safety skiver w/lots of extra blades
  • #4 and # 9 punch

Optional Tools

  • Domer
  • Hammer – smooth head
  • Pliers
  • Nippers
  • Folding Bone
  • Canvas
  • Straight edge – flexible
  • Tap measure
  • Cantle pliers
  • Scratch awl
  • Scissors
  • Phillips screwdriver
  • Anvil or solid plate steel
  • Felt marking pen
  • Drill and drill bits
  • String puller or lacing wire
  • Hacksaw

Tools available for an additional cost.