Treeing before lasting

I’ve never treed my boots until the very end; I wasn’t trained to tree them before lasting so it didn’t make sense to me. But recently someone explained that it straightens them up and makes them less likely to twist during lasting. That definitely makes it worth trying! I hope to last these boots tomorrow so we’ll see how it goes.


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 also own, a company that specializes in tools, supplies, and leather for the boot and shoe making trade.
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4 Responses to Treeing before lasting

  1. Jane Aebersold says:

    Those boots are beyond gorgeous

  2. Elinor Allen says:

    Your boots are the best. I contacted you after your daughters death and you helped me a greatdeal. Thank you.

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