October boots

October boots

Guess what happens after I finish a pair of boots? That’s right–I start another pair. This is the design for one of the boots I’ll be making this month.

About customboots

I'm a custom cowboy boot maker. I own a business, Sorrell Custom Boots, and I create bespoke cowboy boots using vintage machinery and hand tools. I also own www.sorrellnotionsandfindings.com, a company that specializes in tools, supplies, and leather for the boot and shoe making trade.
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2 Responses to October boots

  1. Westley says:

    I noticed in your previous post that you were doing a pair for September, and now another for October. Are you only able to do one pair per month or is this just your system?

    • customboots says:

      It depends on my schedule. When I’m alone in my shop I like to make two to three pairs of boots per month. There’s a lot of wet/dry time when making boots and it’s inefficient to only work on one pair. When I have a student I make one pair of boots alongside the student. That way I can demonstrate techniques on my own work and they build their own boots.

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