Monthly Archives: August 2017

Toes

Cowboy boots, square toes, sharp corners

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Apprentice

My new apprentice Mallory is showing a remarkable aptitude for leather inlay and overlay. She’s inlaid the Beijing Drum and Bell Towers into her boot tops.

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Working Man Blues

Introducing the encore edition of “Working Man Blues.” These boots have needed to be resoled for a long time and I’m happy to have them back.

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Newsletter/August

I’ve updated my website with a link to my newsletter for August. August 2017 newsletter

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It’s a Boot Life

Here’s a link to my YouTube video for August. “It’s a Boot Life”

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Transparency

I told my apprentice that I was going to take this example of 10 row stitching and show it to my students at the Penland School of Craft. She said, “You just want to show off and make them jealous.” … Continue reading

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Almost finished

I don’t have too much more work, and then these boots I made for myself in 2009 will be back on my feet.

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