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Re: apprenticeships and schooling

#101 Post by marcell » Wed Dec 23, 2009 1:54 am

Well, it s not forbidden to inform members privately.. Image We have already some application, so this committee will work! Image

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Re: apprenticeships and schooling

#102 Post by janne_melkersson » Wed Dec 23, 2009 3:14 am

Marcel,
count me in too!
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#103 Post by marcell » Wed Dec 23, 2009 4:02 am

Thanks Janne!

And... I found a new member: Mr. Frank Jones. May I count with you too Sir?

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#104 Post by frank_jones » Wed Dec 23, 2009 4:16 am

Marcel

You are a very generous man to make such an offer to HCC members and I will be pleased to help in any way I can.

Frank Jones
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Re: apprenticeships and schooling

#105 Post by paul » Wed Dec 23, 2009 5:37 am

Marcel,

I too want to say how generous your offer is.

This is a new day for our trade and you are showing the way.

Lead on,
Paul

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Re: apprenticeships and schooling

#106 Post by marcell » Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:28 am

Thanks Paul!

So everyone.. I got 4 applications until now.

First: I would like to ask if you apply, please write a few sentences about yourself, and why we should choose you. You know this is an application, and there are some people here to convince.. Image

Second: you still have 2 days to write those sentences and send me.

Third: if you don't intend to apply, but know someone, who wants - feel free to inform her/him.

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Re: apprenticeships and schooling

#107 Post by marcell » Fri Dec 25, 2009 1:55 pm

Application closed.

I got 7 applications, what I will send to the committee soon. Thanks everyone who took time to apply. I got some nice stories, pictures and learn a lot more from you guys. If I could, I would invite you all. And now I am happy that I don't need to take all the responsibility to choose. Image That will be difficult.

Result comes soon!

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Re: apprenticeships and schooling

#108 Post by marcell » Sat Dec 26, 2009 5:07 am

And here is my present to all beginner shoemakers here: I put together a step by step guide with 276 pics for the simplest construction: the cemented one. I made these pics from a video I recorded for my students, but I think everyone will understand it perfectly.
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http://handmadeshoes.wordpress.com/2009/12/26/comprehensive-tutorial-for-the-cemented-construction/

Enjoy!

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#109 Post by headelf » Sat Dec 26, 2009 6:57 pm

Marcel,
I looked at your tutorial and clicked on every picture. A wonderful gift to student shoemakers and experienced makers who like to see how another shoemaker works.
Thank you!
Georgene

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Re: apprenticeships and schooling

#110 Post by marcell » Sun Dec 27, 2009 1:17 am

Very welcome Georgene! Actually I never work this way, I just wanted to put together an easy method with minimal tool demand.
I appreciate your feedback even more because this is the only one from THEHCC. Thanks!

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Re: apprenticeships and schooling

#111 Post by athan_chilton » Sun Dec 27, 2009 6:02 am

Marcell, I may want to print all those pictures out! A reference like that would be very helpful. I was mad that I didn't take good pictures in the class--so I started to forget some things! Thank you very much for taking the trouble to post this!

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Re: apprenticeships and schooling

#112 Post by paul » Sun Dec 27, 2009 6:13 am

Marcell,

I was thinking the other day that you must be living in Bliss. It seems your every waking moment must be taken up with shoe making or something related to it.

After my clumsy efforts to post my "how I" on the Triad boot recently, I appreciate the work you put into your presentaions.

It is quite a reputation your building for yourself my friend.

Best Wishes,
Paul

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Re: apprenticeships and schooling

#113 Post by tia_brun » Sun Dec 27, 2009 6:50 am

Marcell,

These photos are awesome, I will be printing all of them as well!

TiaImage

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Re: apprenticeships and schooling

#114 Post by marcell » Sun Dec 27, 2009 8:31 am

Thanks guys!

And actually: the RESULT will come soon.

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Re: apprenticeships and schooling

#115 Post by marcell » Mon Dec 28, 2009 9:00 am

And as I promised, the result:

I would like to invite this two guys to my workshop to a free two weeks apprenticeship course in 2011:

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John Lewis and Lawrence Pryor.

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Congratulation guys, and please contact me about the details!

Thanks for the applicants for applying, and so sorry that you didn't win this time.

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Re: apprenticeships and schooling

#116 Post by lancepryor » Mon Dec 28, 2009 2:45 pm

Marcell:

Wow, what a (slightly delayed) Christmas present. I am very excited about the opportunity to meet you and to learn a small portion of what you know about shoemaking.

Your willingness to share your knowledge is wonderful and much appreciated.

Thank you so much,
Lance

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Re: apprenticeships and schooling

#117 Post by tia_brun » Mon Dec 28, 2009 3:19 pm

John and Lance,

I am so jealous and happy for u at the same time (lol). Congratulations!

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Re: apprenticeships and schooling

#118 Post by johnl » Mon Dec 28, 2009 6:38 pm

Marcell
I am almost speechless. The chance to observe and be instructed by a master is almost beyond belief. Thank you and your judges very much. I will send you a private email tomorrow to work out the details.
Thanks again
John Lewis

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Re: apprenticeships and schooling

#119 Post by marcell » Thu Dec 31, 2009 1:33 am

Dear Lance and John,

I would like to congratulate you in public to your application and thank for your entusiasm, which will be a big help in learning and surviving me. Image

Happy New Year everyone, and I promise I will post as many tutorials in the next year as I can.

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Re: apprenticeships and schooling

#120 Post by jkrichard » Sat Jan 02, 2010 4:43 pm

"Happy New Year everyone, and I promise I will post as many tutorials in the next year as I can."

Here's a tutorial of Jeff sweeping the Koronya shop floor...

Here's a tutorial of Jeff scrubbing the Koronya shop toilet (with a toothbrush, of course)...

Here's a tutorial of Jeff taking out the Koronya shop trash...

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Re: apprenticeships and schooling

#121 Post by marcell » Sun Jan 03, 2010 1:29 am

Image no.. no...

(I am much more creative)

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Re: apprenticeships and schooling

#122 Post by jon_g » Thu Apr 01, 2010 6:03 am

Having just arrived back home from Budapest I wanted to drop a note here. A thank you to Marcell for generously sharing his knowledge and shop with me over March. Make no mistake Koronya is a tough shop and Marcell is demanding (yes I have overused this word to describe my time there but it is the best choice) but the talent there is exceptional. For those who those who choose to attend his apprenticeship in Hungary the learning opportunities are tremendous but not easy, be prepared. I will post photos as soon as my camera is recharged. Hopefully we will see Marcell return to this forum.

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Re: apprenticeships and schooling

#123 Post by johnl » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:02 am

Jon Gray
Your work is beautiful. I congratulate you. Did you stay 2 weeks or a month with marcell?
john Lewis

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#124 Post by jon_g » Sun Apr 04, 2010 12:40 pm

Thank you, I learned a lot, and can't wait to use it here in Canada. I stayed a month at Koronya, not long enough, but I hope to return.

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Re: apprenticeships and schooling

#125 Post by johnl » Mon Apr 05, 2010 5:16 am

By the way, did Jeff Richard make it back yet? I was hoping he would post some of his work from Koronya.
John Lewis

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