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by ygtyftree
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: The Gallery
Replies: 1488
Views: 65636

Re: The Gallery

Thanks for the info DW! I am rather a starter in shoe making, now finishing my second pair. However I always like to make a pair of seamless sometimes in the future. I have got some very nice chrome grain leather, hope that help to hide the pipe a bit. One more question about the build, when you men...
by ygtyftree
Thu Jan 11, 2018 2:01 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: The Gallery
Replies: 1488
Views: 65636

Re: The Gallery

In honour of St. Crispin's Day this pair of shoes... Seamless wholecut, veg retan calf, 1" heel (photo essay here ) Not my best work but a lot of new (to me) stuff that I tried... and they fit!! 20171011_095432.jpg DW, may I ask what leather did you use for these? Would normal calf work? or some mo...
by ygtyftree
Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:17 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: The Gallery
Replies: 1488
Views: 65636

Re: The Gallery

Thanks Gents. All done today
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by ygtyftree
Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:15 am
Forum: Techniques, Crans and Visualizations
Topic: miscellaneous tips, advice, and cautions
Replies: 1152
Views: 36350

Re: miscellaneous tips, advice, and cautions

Thanks a lot DW. I almost got my second shoe finished. Less mistakes were made than the first one.
by ygtyftree
Fri Sep 29, 2017 4:39 am
Forum: Techniques, Crans and Visualizations
Topic: miscellaneous tips, advice, and cautions
Replies: 1152
Views: 36350

Re: miscellaneous tips, advice, and cautions

G'day all! I am new here and just started learning to make shoes. I don't know if this has been asked/answered before: should I apply glue between the upper and lining after finishing the toe puff and before final lasting?
by ygtyftree
Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Sources
Topic: Square Sewing Awls
Replies: 34
Views: 3979

Re: Square Sewing Awls

Duncan, thanks a lot for the Ebay info. I have ordered 12 in several sizes. Hope to get them sometimes next month.
by ygtyftree
Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:17 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: The Gallery
Replies: 1488
Views: 65636

Re: The Gallery

I would like to share some photos of the first shoe I made. I read the posts of HCC and watched most shoe making videos I could find online before I started. The shoe turns out to be better than I expected. Because I didn't know if I will end up wasting the bot of leather, I cut only one pattern (up...