Monthly Archives: August 2014

Introducing… Pastoral Symphony

The horse boots are completed and have been sent to the client. Since this client designed the boots himself I allowed him to choose the name also. They’re titled “Pastoral Symphony.” Here’s a close-up of the horse head that forms … Continue reading

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Paige’s pointed toe

Paige has started a new pair of shoes. She wants the toe to be pointed so she asked me to change the toe shape on her last.

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Punching holes

This design has a lot of little dots that have to be punched by hand.

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Sketching

I’m sketching an old design for a new client.

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New boots

Today I’m starting a new pair of boots and I get to work with this beautiful old 1950 Krentler Bros. last.

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Building heels

After a long day of building heels this is exactly what I want to see. They match!

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It’s a Boot Life

Here’s a link to my Monday video. It’s a Boot Life

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Paige’s shoes

Paige has finished another pair of shoes. These are her shoes and what she wrote about making them: “It took me a few more days to finish them than I anticipated, but here they are! I’ve had a busy week. … Continue reading

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August newsletter

Here’s a link to my August newsletter. If you’d like to subscribe send an email to customboots@aol.com with “Subscribe” in the subject line.

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Pegging

My student and I stayed late and pegged the soles of our boots. I am both tired and glad we got it done.

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