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How COVID-19 and YouTube turned this Gainesville man’s pandemic pastime into a leather goods business
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Fino Piel owner and operator Jose Carrillo makes handcrafted leather wallets in his workshop at his Gainesville home. Carrillo learned leatherworking techniques from YouTube during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo courtesy Erica Carrillo)
Gainesville resident Jose Carrillo found himself looking for a creative outlet during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.