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i'm not sure i understand this question.

The frame is stitched to the sole thus holding the upper with the lower. Once this is done I believe an extra round of pegs are hammered from beneath the sole all the way up to the insole. What is the purpose of doing this piece of pegging?
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The frame is stitched to the sole thus holding the upper with the lower. Once this is done I believe an extra round of pegs are hammered from beneath the sole all the way up to the insole. What is the purpose of doing this piece of pegging?

stabilization... ...and it looks damn good.
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stabilization... ...and it looks damn good.

no questions here...
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The frame is stitched to the sole thus holding the upper with the lower. Once this is done I believe an extra round of pegs are hammered from beneath the sole all the way up to the insole.
What is the purpose of doing this piece of pegging?

despite the purpose my grandfather used this technique. so it fits into the family tradition and makes me proud.
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despite the purpose my grandfather used this technique. so it fits into the family tradition and makes me proud.

Ah ok, totally understand.
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Ah ok, totally understand.

tbh, i don't think so. it took me several years to get at this point and get the whole reach of it.
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tbh, i don't think so. it took me several years to get at this point and get the whole reach of it.

was reference to the phenom of attachment/tradition nothing more or less.
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was reference to the phenom of attachment/tradition nothing more or less.

which phenomen?
post #985 of 1303
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which phenomen?

Wood pegging has roots in your family history hence you have a special meaning for it.
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Wood pegging has roots in your family history hence you have a special meaning for it.

it's an excellent technique. i can tell you after all this years and a number of shoes done with it.
post #987 of 1303
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When it comes to soles both are sourced from JR, so it explains. Are all DH lines handmade? or is it just their masterpieces?
All of them are handmade.
post #988 of 1303
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All of them are handmade.

Thats good to know, thanks. Regarding quality of construction and material would you rate this superior to Vass? Any information on sizing will also be helpful.
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Thats good to know, thanks. Regarding quality of construction and material would you rate this superior to Vass? Any information on sizing will also be helpful.

vass is in the transition to more machine work.
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vass is in the transition to more machine work.

with bigger market and to to keep prices reasonable they have little choice i guess..
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