Quote:Originally Posted by bengal-stripe Goodness, John Lobb (London) has more wood than a Ron Jeremy movie.
Me see JLL pic many time and me ask dumb queston.
Me not think very good when me post it.
Brain go to sleep...
Quote:Originally Posted by bengal-stripe Here is a visit to John Lobb’s Paris workshop.
http://www.high-toned.fr/en/2013/04/john-lobb-bespoke-in-paris/The shoe is very very good in pictures.
It almost $9,000 for calf....
Quote:Originally Posted by chogall Not true. JLP uses plastic upper fitting shoes. They have a wood last carving machine controlled by CAD to make approximate lasts before making refined adjustments. I was told that the machine...
Quote:Originally Posted by bengal-stripe When leather gets lasted it is 'mellow', the shoe upper has additional moisture and/or heat applied to make the leather more pliable and less prone to tears.
Some (hand) shoemakers do work...
Quote:Originally Posted by yace
How about Saint Crispin's?me not see it,
me see it one day,
me neerly see it one time
wish me see it now,
but me not see it yet,
one day me see it good.
Me hope st crispin very good.
Quote:Originally Posted by mimo SoS! Nice to see you; I've missed your exceptional insights and weird syntax!me like avator you have,
it very very good.
lt best avator me ever did see,
avator is very funny word,
why they use...
Quote:Originally Posted by RIDER Clearly suggests using a TINY bit of Renovateur, not globs of it,
me use glob,
me always do this,
many many time.
lt very good for it,
me use lot of it,