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Country Family Reunion Cruise

If you’d like to see the boots I made for the Malpass Brothers on stage during a Country Family Reunion cruise, check out my YouTube video this month. “It’s a Boot Life”

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Completed Boots

Title: “It Hurts Me More (the Second Time Around)” I chose this title because these boots are a reproduction of boots that the Louvin Brothers wore in a photo shoot in the late 1950s. So this is the “second time … Continue reading

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Heels

I’m starting to build heels today, one… layer… at… a… time.

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Soles are stitched

It is such a wonderful feeling to have two pairs of soles on the boots and stitched. Boot making usually goes quickly now.

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Lacing the shank

These two pairs have had the steel shank laced to the boot. Tomorrow, shank covers and then soles.

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Inseaming

Today was a good day for inseaming. The welt is sewn on by hand and after the sole is put on, none of my hard work will be visible.

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Matching toes

Today has been about toes. I took my time and did a good job, because a pair of boots look nicer if the toes match. 🙂  

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