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Business opportunity

This would be a great opportunity for someone who wants to get into this trade.

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It’s a Boot Life

This week I host the annual general meeting for the Honourable Cordwainer’s Company, interview Frank Jones of Noble Footwear, demonstrate dyeing the edge of leather that’s not “struck through,” and talk about the new book “Portraits of the American Craftsman” … Continue reading

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Monday YouTube video

My Monday YouTube video is available. I have a new format for my videos–in addition to boot making tips I have different features about life in a boot shop. In this episode I interview my apprentice Brittney.

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Monday video

I do a YouTube video every other Monday. Today I filmed, edited, and uploaded it, then forgot to publish it until my mother called and reminded me.

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Monday Video

I’ve been doing a YouTube video every Monday. I’ve changed format a little, made it longer, and from now on I’ll be uploading a new video every other Monday. It’s just a little snippet of life in a boot shop.

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Montana Pillow: Part Two

I complete the Montana pillow in this Monday’s video.

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Montana Pillow Top

Every Monday I upload a short video of ongoing work in my shop. This Monday’s video shows the progress of a leather pillow top that I’m making.

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