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Balmoral from Koronya

pabloj

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Nice, but:
I'd consider hooks/speed laces.
I think the last should be pointy or squared, this looks like some kind of compromise which I don't really like.
Is the waist beveled?
 

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Originally Posted by pabloj
Nice, but:
I'd consider hooks/speed laces.
I think the last should be pointy or squared, this looks like some kind of compromise which I don't really like.
Is the waist beveled?


I wanted to make something really traditional (actually the hooks can be touched to these holes too). Yes the waist is bevelled.

Thanks for the comment!
 

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Very nice. There seems to be an odd break in the toe cap on the large picture, which I don't like, but I cannot see it in the other photographs. Balmoral boots are a personal favourite, and it's much appreciated to see a new pair.

/Adrian
 

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Is the bal boot much harder to make that a blutcher boot, or uncomfortable to wear?

I'm curious because they look elegant in the pictures I have seen on this forum, yet I have never seen one for sale in real life.
 

luk-cha

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i think these bal boots look great!

my only comment would be to shorted the length of the cap toe by 1cm this will give them better balance IMO!
 

MarcellHUN

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Originally Posted by Sprezzatura2010
Is the bal boot much harder to make that a blutcher boot, or uncomfortable to wear?

I'm curious because they look elegant in the pictures I have seen on this forum, yet I have never seen one for sale in real life.


It is very comfortable - this info comes from the first hand: me. I made them to myself (not just because I am a shoefan, but I would never sell them before I try), and I love them.

Yes it is harder to make, because many reason. (and finally installed 4-4 hooks on them - not just because pabloj suggested, but really more practical)
 

jjl5000

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Originally Posted by luk-cha
i think these bal boots look great!

my only comment would be to shorted the length of the cap toe by 1cm this will give them better balance IMO!


+1

Very nice boots but the cap looks a tad too long. I would be concerned that it might crease as a result and then look unsightly.
 

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