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My adventures in (DIY) shoemaking -- part 13

shoefan

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My most recent shoes, made for a friend and neighbor. These are made on a pair of lasts I made from scratch with a soft chisel toe.

The leather is a light brown crust leather, and the shoe is a cap toe oxford with swan neck facings. I did a beveled waist with a rather exaggerated fiddelback sole.

I am pretty happy with the way they came out, but as always there are lots of areas for improvement.



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bengal-stripe

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Originally Posted by shoefan
My most recent shoes, made for a friend and neighbor.

Shoefan, I think it's about time, I moved into your neighbourhood.
 

ndw

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I am never not impressed by you.
 

MyOtherLife

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Your work gets better and better and better! These are fabulous.
 

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ShoeFan, You rule. What an incredilbe talent you have. This pair is great looking.
 

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I must say there is tangible improvement on each pair. The last few ones were beautiful but these are quite simply amazing.
 

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How long did it take to make this?
 

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Beautiful shoes once again, shoefan. I certainly wish I was a neighbour of yours
Now, do the shoes fit him perfectly?
 

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ShoeFan, those are great! You should give up your day job and do this full-time!
 

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Shoefan, its always exciting to see your latest creations. I am in awe!!

Regards.
 

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