Monthly Archives: December 2018

Visitors

I had visitors this week–Eric, a shoemaker, and his wife Joanna. They fixed me dinner, brought me birthday cake, and Eric learned inlay/overlay and made a Matisse-inspired pillow.

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Skiving

Skiving… that’s what comes next. I sometimes like to pretend that it’s a bore, but honestly I enjoy a long quiet day of skiving.

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Last build-ups

Don’t forget to slice through the leather build-up at the cone or hinge. I know someone… wide-eyed innocent look… who’s forgotten before.

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