What should I say first about it? Should a talk about the REALY sharp knife what is needed a lot? If you don’t pay enough attention sharpening it, it will make your life miserable.. Or should I start talking about the right technique, which is also important? Well.. Skiving is one of the first thing… Read More
Almost all of my students complained about burner lamps – so I went after this stuff and I could manage to get plenty. Soon it will be available at cordwainertools.com. Here is the beauty. Works with denatured alcohol which is available at any hardware store. If you work with leather sole – it is a must… Read More
Don’t worry, you don’T have to make this pic, only something on the last, but still interesting, hmm?
Tonight (morning for some of you) – skiving tutorial (most probably the most important lesson for beginner shoemakers by far) a bit later: woman boot making
Let’s call it bonus material and generously don’t realize that it is part of the project, OK? Finishing the German Welt, needs a special sole edge and also a decoration wheel, what English shoemakers call fudge wheel (because it considered to show fake stitch marks). So, let’s start from here…