Monthly Archives: March 2019

It’s a start

Today I finished fitting a last, created the boot top pattern, and drew the design.

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Daily Mail

My boots made the headlines! Arnold Schwarzenegger in the Daily Mail, UK

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Almost there

I don’t get to relax and enjoy my Saturday until I peg two pairs of boot soles. One down, three more soles to go.

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Whoops

This is what happens when you hit the shank with your pegging awl.

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It’s a Boot Life

For my 100th episode of “It’s a Boot Life” I’m featuring the whole of my presentation in England at the Independent Shoemaker’s Conference. I spoke about the qualities of a good teacher, and this is probably my favorite of all … Continue reading

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Inlay/Overlay class

If you’ve been wanting to take a leather inlay/overlay class with me, now is your chance! Class size is limited to six, so reserve your space now if you’re interested. Eureka Springs School of Art

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Whine

I’m not setting any boot maker speed records, but me and my poor little blistered hand did manage to inseam one boot today.

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