Adam Leech, owner of The Leechpit shop in downtown Colorado Springs and noted nickel whittler, began a journey over a year ago to chronicle his hitchhiking adventure from Colorado Springs to the annual meeting of the Hobo Nickel Society in Tampa, Florida. Leech launched a Kickstarter campaign on January 24th in an effort to raise funds to complete the documentary that tells the tale of his travels.

You can watch the trailer for the film, here:

If you would like to see what kind of goodies you can acquire by backing Leech’s project, including nickels carved by Leech himself, click HERE to view his Kickstarter page.

Here’s a slideshow we made about Leech’s hobo nickelry over a year ago:

Local entrepreneur and musician Adam Leech took up the old-timey hobby of nickel carving a few years back. In this slide show he takes us through his personal collection of Hobo nickels, including a few of his own.

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One Response to The Hobo Life of Adam Leech

  1. Robert Dolce says:

    Very interesting, I was not aware of the existence of Hobo Nickles.


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