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by admin
Mon Aug 06, 2012 11:26 am
Forum: The HCC Bulletin Board
Topic: The HCC Bulletin Board
Replies: 147
Views: 21781

Re: The HCC Bulletin Board

[center] OCTOBER 26-28, 2012 H.C.C. 28TH AGM IN MIDDLEBURY, VERMONT! [/center] We are looking forward to this year’s Annual General Meeting, graciously hosted by Dan Freeman and his wife Susan in historic Middlebury, Vermont. In addition to New England’s rich shoemaking history nearby, Middlebury i...
by admin
Wed Jul 18, 2012 10:41 am
Forum: The Boughton Faire Memorial Bazaar
Topic: Tools and equipment for sale
Replies: 167
Views: 22344

Re: Tools and equipment for sale

<t>The easiest way to correct a mistake is simply to edit the post and delete the photo. Then re-post with a photo the correct size. <br/> <br/> If Admin has to rectify the problem he is going to be tempted to simply delete the photo...esp. if the OP is a long-time and seasoned member. <br/> <br/> T...
by admin
Sat Mar 17, 2012 12:53 pm
Forum: The HCC Bulletin Board
Topic: The HCC Bulletin Board
Replies: 147
Views: 21781

Re: The HCC Bulletin Board

[center] The Honourable Cordwainers' Company is pleased to announce the 27th Annual General Meeting in Middlebury, Vermont October 26-28, 2012 [/size][/center] All members please take note of the following.... Hotel Information: Middlebury Inn (closest to our meeting site) 14 Court Square Middlebury...
by admin
Sun Feb 05, 2012 8:37 am
Forum: "All in the Family..."
Topic: Shoemaking sites
Replies: 84
Views: 3794

Re: Shoemaking sites

<t>Victor, <br/> <br/> You might want to post this in "The Registry" and maybe post a photo of yourself and/or your shoes. <br/> <br/> But either way, welcome to the Crispin Colloquy. It's always nice to have another bespoke maker contributing. <br/> <br/> I am looking forward to seeing some example...
by admin
Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:56 pm
Forum: The Towne Crier
Topic: HCC meeting in Oct.
Replies: 398
Views: 12778

Re: HCC meeting in Oct.

[center] Save the Date! October 26-28, 2012 H.C.C. Annual General Meeting in Middlebury, Vermont! [/center] Save the date for this year’s Cordwainers meeting, graciously hosted by Dan Freeman in historic Middlebury, Vermont. In addition to the New England history nearby, Middlebury is the county sea...
by admin
Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:53 pm
Forum: The HCC Bulletin Board
Topic: The HCC Bulletin Board
Replies: 147
Views: 21781

Re: The HCC Bulletin Board

[center] Save the Date! October 26-28, 2012 H.C.C. Annual General Meeting in Middlebury, Vermont! [/center] Save the date for this year’s Cordwainers meeting, graciously hosted by Dan Freeman in historic Middlebury, Vermont. In addition to the New England history nearby, Middlebury is the county sea...
by admin
Sat Dec 24, 2011 7:53 am
Forum: System Announcements
Topic: System Announcements
Replies: 13
Views: 3314

System Announcements

It's been a good year for the Honourable Cordwainers' Company and the Crispin Colloquy. This time of the year we tend to look back and remember not just the past year but Christmas' past. Sitting by the fire, sharing good times, good whisky and hopes for the future is a way of "driving the cold wint...
by admin
Thu Dec 22, 2011 6:45 am
Forum: Techniques, Crans and Visualizations
Topic: Lasting
Replies: 801
Views: 25777

Re: Lasting

<t>Derrick, <br/> <br/> You need to post photos of the boot from several angles and several distances, and in a small format (800x640). If the photos are as large as the photos in the testing area, folks will not be able to see them unless they have a much larger screen than most do. <br/> <br/> Gen...
by admin
Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:52 pm
Forum: Techniques, Crans and Visualizations
Topic: Hand Wax / Coad
Replies: 441
Views: 31394

Re: Hand Wax / Coad

Nasser, You're welcome to repost--without the prices. Just offer your contact information and a suggestion that people contact you. We all do well to remember that the Forum is sponsored by the Honourable Cordwainers' Company. And the HCC is a 501 C-3, non-profit, tax-exempt organization. That class...
by admin
Tue Oct 18, 2011 7:44 am
Forum: Techniques, Crans and Visualizations
Topic: Tools of the Trade
Replies: 1854
Views: 62027

Re: Tools of the Trade

Shane, I will be doing a presentation at the AGM on Sunday the 23 of October. I believe it will be videotaped. I don't want to spoil the presentation for people attending AGM, so if you ask again next week or later, I will try to talk you through it. That said, the short answer is that yes, the film...
by admin
Fri Oct 14, 2011 6:11 am
Forum: The HCC Bulletin Board
Topic: The HCC Bulletin Board
Replies: 147
Views: 21781

Re: The HCC Bulletin Board

[center] Ta Da! [/blink][/size][/center] D.W. Frommer II is proud to announce that he has completed the digitalization of J.H. Thornton's Textbook of Footwear Manufacture just in time for Saint Crispins' Day and the Annual General Meeting. This is very nearly the definitive work on contemporary manu...
by admin
Mon Oct 10, 2011 12:36 pm
Forum: The HCC Bulletin Board
Topic: The HCC Bulletin Board
Replies: 147
Views: 21781

Re: The HCC Bulletin Board

[center] The Honourable Cordwainers’ Company Annual General Meeting – October 21-23, 2011 Frommer Boots Redmond, Oregon [/center] Schedule: Friday 3:00–5:00PM...............Registration at Comfort Suites Motel 2243 SW Yew Ave. Redmond OR 3:00–5:00PM...............Meet and Greet at Frommer Boots 827 ...
by admin
Sun Sep 18, 2011 9:14 am
Forum: The Towne Crier
Topic: HCC meeting in Oct.
Replies: 398
Views: 12778

Re: HCC meeting in Oct.

[center] ATTENTION! [/center] Wednesday, 21 September is the last day to take advantage of the special AGM rates for rooms at the Comfort Suites in Redmond, Oregon. Rates for those mentioning the HCC or The Honourable Cordwainers' Company are roughly $75.00 a night for double occupancy. After Wednes...
by admin
Sun Sep 18, 2011 9:13 am
Forum: The HCC Bulletin Board
Topic: The HCC Bulletin Board
Replies: 147
Views: 21781

Re: The HCC Bulletin Board

[center] ATTENTION! [/center] Wednesday, 21 September is the last day to take advantage of the special AGM rates for rooms at the Comfort Suites in Redmond, Oregon. Rates for those mentioning the HCC or The Honourable Cordwainers' Company are roughly $75.00 a night for double occupancy. After Wednes...
by admin
Fri Aug 26, 2011 1:19 pm
Forum: The Towne Crier
Topic: Of interest...
Replies: 410
Views: 14322

Re: Of interest...

<t>Arthur, <br/> <br/> That's not strictly true. <br/> <br/> There are several code snippets that deal with opening hyperlinks. One of them--"newurl--opens the link in a new window. <br/> <br/> Also, the Cowboys and Indians blog link opens fine in this window but does need scrolling to see the entir...
by admin
Tue Jul 19, 2011 5:21 pm
Forum: The Towne Crier
Topic: HCC meeting in Oct.
Replies: 398
Views: 12778

Re: HCC meeting in Oct.

Look under "Topics" Here on this forum...should be near the top in the left-hand frame. The HCC Bulletin Board sub-forum is two down and "straight on til morning."

Emmett
by admin
Sat Jul 16, 2011 7:41 am
Forum: The Towne Crier
Topic: HCC meeting in Oct.
Replies: 398
Views: 12778

Re: HCC meeting in Oct.

This is a duplicate posting the announcement in the HCC Bulletin Board topic regarding the upcoming 2011 AGM. It is here for reference only. Please see The HCC Bulletin Board for updates and all "official" Guild announcements. [center]The Honourable Cordwainers' Company is pleased to announce the 2...
by admin
Sat Jul 16, 2011 7:35 am
Forum: The HCC Bulletin Board
Topic: The HCC Bulletin Board
Replies: 147
Views: 21781

Re: The HCC Bulletin Board

[center]The Honourable Cordwainers' Company is pleased to announce the 26th Annual General Meeting in Redmond, Oregon. October 21-23[/center] All members please take note of the following.... Hotel information: Comfort Suites 2243 SW Yew Av. Redmond, Oregon 97756 1541-504-8900 Room rate will be $75...
by admin
Fri Jun 17, 2011 5:19 am
Forum: The Registry
Topic: The Registry
Replies: 542
Views: 30632

Re: The Registry

Scott,

Welcome. With close to 10,000 previous posts here there's lots of information to dig out even when things are slow. But ask questions, ask questions, ask questions. Image

Emmett
by admin
Tue Mar 29, 2011 12:43 pm
Forum: The Registry
Topic: The Registry
Replies: 542
Views: 30632

Re: The Registry

Welcome to the Crispin Colloquy, Marlene. There are more than a few folks here that are in a similar position as you are or, for certain, started there.

Hope you will be a regular and not be shy. Image

Emmett
by admin
Sun Mar 27, 2011 12:19 pm
Forum: The HCC Bulletin Board
Topic: The HCC Bulletin Board
Replies: 147
Views: 21781

Re: The HCC Bulletin Board

All, I am pleased to announce that Master Shoemaker Marcell Mrsan has committed to attend the 2011 Annual General Meeting in Redmond, Oregon and to give a presentation on " traditional shoe and bootmaking techniques from the continental school " and "different types of goiser welt". He has also offe...
by admin
Mon Mar 07, 2011 8:20 am
Forum: The HCC Bulletin Board
Topic: The HCC Bulletin Board
Replies: 147
Views: 21781

Re: The HCC Bulletin Board

D.W. and Randee Frommer are proud to announce that the 26th Annual General Meeting will be held for the very first time on the West Coast...in Redmond Oregon. See the link on the HCC homepage here Please start thinking about this event. We hope to draw more than a few members who have never attended...
by admin
Sat Feb 12, 2011 4:59 pm
Forum: Cine Cordonnnier
Topic: Cinema Verite
Replies: 29
Views: 5821

Re: Cinema Verite

More videos of George Koleff:

shaping the heel 1 min 32 sec

https://youtu.be/DzTOyqOPcF0

whip stitching uppers to insole 6min 10 sec

https://youtu.be/og9AYLGhnFA

Emmett
by admin
Sat Feb 12, 2011 4:52 pm
Forum: Cine Cordonnnier
Topic: Cinema Verite
Replies: 29
Views: 5821

Re: Cinema Verite

More videos of George Koleff:

making a welt knife 2 min

https://youtu.be/ThakEGEVzIo

making a scraper 3 min 10 sec

https://youtu.be/iXspzkST4xo

making a spirit lamp for heating collices 1 min 39 sec

https://youtu.be/9s5eY5VRQKU

Emmett
by admin
Sat Feb 12, 2011 4:43 pm
Forum: Cine Cordonnnier
Topic: Cinema Verite
Replies: 29
Views: 5821

Re: Cinema Verite

Many thanks to Tim Skyrme. Here are the videos of George Koleff:

breaking glass 2 min 32 secs

https://youtu.be/TxDsdzhbLRA

channel groover 3 min 22 secs

https://youtu.be/Uw-7GTVQuNE

inside sewing 7 min

https://youtu.be/og9AYLGhnFA

Emmett