Monthly Archives: February 2014

Mailing DVD sets

Jean at the post office shared my excitement yesterday as I mailed out the first orders for my “How to Make Cowboy Boots” DVD set.

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February newsletter Here’s a link to my February newsletter. Send an email to custom boots@aol.com with “Subscribe” in the subject line if you’d like it emailed to you every month.

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“How to Make Cowboy Boots” DVD My “How to Make Cowboy Boots” DVD boxed set is finally available and can be purchased through my web site. The DVD set is featured on the home page.

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It’s a Boot Life On my Monday video this week I talk about attending a bluegrass festival, demonstrate timing a sewing machine, and happily announce that my “How to Make Cowboy Boots” video is finally available.

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How to Make Cowboy Boots DVD set

Look what I just got in the mail! My 8 DVD boxed set “How to Make Cowboy Boots” is finally reproduced and I have them in stock.

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Cutting out the inlay

I’ll actually be making two pairs of boots with the same design and colors. These are all of the cut out pieces from two sets of boot tops.

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Old design…new boots

I’m in the mood to make the headdress design again but this time I’m going to do it completely in black, white, and gray.

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Old design…new boots

This is a boot I designed and made a few years ago. These boots won “Best Artist, Art to Wear” at the Western Design Conference in Jackson, Wyoming.

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Not too many I love this article! It’s certainly a different business model but as a craftsman I understand the desire to make better things, not more things.

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Butterfly pillow

This was Marianne’s final project. Marianne will be taking a boot making class later, and this pillow is a good way to practice symmetry. Even if a boot top design is asymmetrical it still must be reversed and repeated for … Continue reading

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