Quote:Originally Posted by bengal-stripe Equally a number of Italian makers (judging by the youtube videos most of them) will not cut a feather ever, they just poke the awl through the insole.
.maker me use do this.
me want feather...
Quote:Originally Posted by bengal-stripe Norwegian construction (or Norvegese) has an inside feather, but not the outside one.
Me say not true.
Norwegian and norvegese look same but technique different.
Norwegian have feather and...
Quote:Originally Posted by bengal-stripe
A bonwelt serves no other function but a decorative one.
.not always true
bonwelt can also be stitched down on to midsole and outsole (blake rapid),
it keep soles more secure and keep upper...
Quote:Originally Posted by hendrix Ah so bonwelt is just a fake welt.Yes,
but bonwelt serve important function.
lt still good.
Quote:I know Norwegese has no welt. So "Treccia" just means the braided style of stitching?Yes
bonwelt = strip of leather usualy with teeth (rand)
it also on blake rapid shoe
bonwelt never attach to insole
welt always attach to insole and never have teeth
welt = on goodyear or hand welted shoe.
this link show some welt...