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Best Shoe making Tips 2017

When you thinking about shoemaking you think about big things and big problems that you may encounter, like how to last properly, what type of leather to use, how to skive, etc.But when you will dive into this wonderful craft you will realize that shoemaking is much more than that.There are much more details that […]

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Shoe Last Types

Shoe-Last-types

  There are different shoe last types and in this post I will talk with you about most common shoe last types. We have men’s lasts, women’s lasts and children’s lasts. But this is not all the shoe last types that we have. You know that there are same shoe lasts types for every footwear […]

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Different Types of Shoe Last Opening| Part 2

Different types of shoe last

Different types of shoe last openingIn the previous post I talked with you about components of shoe lasts and their function.  Among the components that I listed was a link hinge. Now in this post we will talk about this link hinge or about different types of shoe last opening. I also will answer on […]

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Dremel drill: 8 Ways to Use This Shoemaking Tool

Shoemaking-Tool

When you start making shoes, the number of shoemaking tools that you can use can be very confusing.To use the most of the tools you need certain skills and experience to use them correctly. I hear a lot of stories from beginners that struggle to skive their uppers properly just because they don’t know how […]

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Cork in Shoe making

Cork in Shoe making

Cork in shoe making is natural, irreplaceable and most commonly used the material. In this post, I will discuss this wonderful material, when and why we use it in shoe making. Personally, I use cork in shoe making frequently and you should too. Let’s see why? Cork qualities Cork has few unique qualities that no […]

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