Skiving

“Skiving” is thinning the edge of leather at an angle, using a very sharp knife. It’s difficult to learn and takes years to master. I’m proud of Paige for being a very good skiver!

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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 have no employees, but my daughter Paige works in my shop with me. She has her own business making ladies shoes.
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3 Responses to Skiving

  1. Jeremy says:

    What a talented girl! The boots are beautiful too. What a wonderful skill to have!

  2. Mary Smith says:

    So great of you to pass down your talent to your daughter! Skiving is an amazing thing to be able to do. I wish I could get custom made boots made exclusively for me one day! Good luck with your family business!

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