Monthly Archives: October 2017

Gospel

“The last shall be first” is a rule in boot making too.

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10 rows

I’ve been traveling and don’t have a current project to photograph, but here’s a boot I made not too long ago. This boot has an alligator foot, and the boot tops feature 10 rows of stitching. Close-up of 10 rows of … Continue reading

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It’s a Boot Life

Here’s a link to my YouTube video for October. It’s a Boot Life

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One phone call away

Phone at the shop rings and I answer. Caller: Where Am I Going??? Me: Um, I don’t know, where are you going? Turns out he thought I did boot repair and he was asking for directions. For a second there, … Continue reading

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A Good Year for the Roses, completed

They’re finished! I made this pair of boots for myself in 2003, and they’ve been resoled once before already. This time I replaced the foot with red ostrich and chose to go with natural soles and heels and red sole … Continue reading

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A Good Year for the Roses

All I have to do is shape the heel and these old boots will be back in service. The final polish won’t change the look much because the soles and heels are going to be left natural. Did you notice … Continue reading

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