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by dinerio
Wed Feb 17, 2016 10:20 pm
Forum: Techniques, Crans and Visualizations
Topic: Tackling the heel
Replies: 228
Views: 12481

Re: Tackling the heel

Jake, Thanks for the info, I'll check him out. I have a couple small head knives, one that R Jolly made me years ago and a LBL, but they are a little bigger than the one DW pictured here, and measure about 3 1/2 in from tip to tip. Might be a little to big. And darned if I don't already have a Marli...
by dinerio
Sun Feb 14, 2016 8:10 pm
Forum: Techniques, Crans and Visualizations
Topic: Tackling the heel
Replies: 228
Views: 12481

Re: Tackling the heel

DW,
I don't have a head knife like that, so looks like I better look around and get one. Will give it a try.
Thanks,
Vincent
by dinerio
Sun Feb 14, 2016 2:47 pm
Forum: Techniques, Crans and Visualizations
Topic: Tackling the heel
Replies: 228
Views: 12481

Re: Tackling the heel

Fellow boot makers, I am making a pair of boots for a client who wants the heel breast concaved.( 2" heels) Now here is the catch, I have never done it on a pair of boots before. ( shoes, yes) Do you stack the heel, trim it straight down with your knife, and then use the finisher heel breaster? If I...
by dinerio
Sun Feb 22, 2015 9:45 pm
Forum: Sources
Topic: Lasts
Replies: 605
Views: 22599

Re: Lasts

Habitab,

Just a comment on fitting a last, when you build up a last to fit and things don't go quite right, it's easy to peel off the buildup and start over with out altering the original form.
Good luck and keep at it.
Vincent