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Finally making some progress.... or maybe not?
Of course, after reading a lot I have decided to start using cardboard and fabric and save money and work although this insole is leather......... so GYW is a good option ...........the best option.......... ( I'm joking)

There are many things that I don't understand about you, you always end up with the same conversation, comparing two systems HW and GYW.

There is another much more important thing and it is customer satisfaction, the system is the least of it, in fact, I think you limit it to GYW or HW. Outside of these systems there is nothing else and that is not true.
This gives me a lot to think about.



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All right, quiet, everybody!
I changed my mind again......I go back to the old system.....;)
Ahahahahah....... by de way, I'd like to get an insole channel knife.....where can I get one? I only have my blade.....

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Take care my good friends....When I finished them I'II upload them.
 
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What is that leather?

All right, quiet, everybody!
I changed my mind again......I go back to the old system.....;)
Ahahahahah....... by de way, I'd like to get an insole channel knife.....where can I get one? I only have my blade.....

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Take care my good friends....When I finished them I'II upload them.
 

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I notice some shoemakers carve out leather to create the "feather". Do any shoemakers compress leather to make the feather rather than remove leather? I would think the latter is "better". Thoughts from the makers?
 

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What is that leather?
These leathers are greased calfskin, they do not admit any type of glue, so everything must be sewn by hand.

They are very expensive leathers and are used for oiled boots because it is used on the hair part.

Some photos are old and..... I think I uploaded some here

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They are excellent leathers for field shoes and boots or to wear with jeans.
Depending on its tanning, you can use it from behind or from the front.
You can see some examples ...
They are not cleaned with creams or liquids, only animal fat is applied, especially horse fat and they are nourished ...

In the last footgraph you can see a mold, when I make those boots I will upload them and you will see how they are.
There is a very important thing, the factories do not even want to see these leathers because they cannot work them ahahahahah:p except those of country and flamenco boots with their GYW system

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Daniel Wegan had his first trunk show with his new own brand Catella Shoemaker on home turf in Sweden this Wednesday, in the city of Gothenburg where I live. Here's a bunch of pics of the new samples, which hasn't really been shown that much yet (more in this article, too many to squeeze in here).

The three first Catella samples:
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Second placed shoe world champs 2018 to the left, winning shoe 2019 to the right:
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The adelaide in mottled mid brown:
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14 spi, neatly done:
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Natural sole finish, slim fiddle back waist:
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Black plain cap toe oxford, very British styled:
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Clean heel:
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Bottom:
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French flair:
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Beautiful last shape:
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Sole:
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Cheshire symposium

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Daniel Wegan had his first trunk show with his new own brand Catella Shoemaker on home turf in Sweden this Wednesday, in the city of Gothenburg where I live. Here's a bunch of pics of the new samples, which hasn't really been shown that much yet (more in this article, too many to squeeze in here).

The three first Catella samples:
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Second placed shoe world champs 2018 to the left, winning shoe 2019 to the right:
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The adelaide in mottled mid brown:
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14 spi, neatly done:
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Natural sole finish, slim fiddle back waist:
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Black plain cap toe oxford, very British styled:
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Clean heel:
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Bottom:
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French flair:
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Beautiful last shape:
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Sole:
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Did he provide details on pricing?
 

j ingevaldsson

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Did he provide details on pricing?
Yes, you have all that info in the first article I wrote when the brand launched (also linked to in the latest article on the blog). Price starts at £3,600 excl. VAT, plus £500 for first pair when the last is to be made.
 

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I notice some shoemakers carve out leather to create the "feather". Do any shoemakers compress leather to make the feather rather than remove leather? I would think the latter is "better". Thoughts from the makers?
Well, historically that was one technique...maybe even a forerunner of the carved feather. Goes back to probably the 18th century.

But any leather that is compressed can...and will 'uncompress' with flexing. And that would mitigate against a tight or even stable inseam, I suspect.
 
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Concordia

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Daniel Wegan had his first trunk show with his new own brand Catella Shoemaker on home turf in Sweden this Wednesday, in the city of Gothenburg where I live. Here's a bunch of pics of the new samples, which hasn't really been shown that much yet (more in this article, too many to squeeze in here).

The three first Catella samples:
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Second placed shoe world champs 2018 to the left, winning shoe 2019 to the right:
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The adelaide in mottled mid brown:
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14 spi, neatly done:
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Natural sole finish, slim fiddle back waist:
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Black plain cap toe oxford, very British styled:
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Clean heel:
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Bottom:
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French flair:
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Beautiful last shape:
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Sole:
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Is Sweden this guy's home turf, or London?
 

j ingevaldsson

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Is Sweden this guy's home turf, or London?
well he is swedish, so I guess sweden is his home turf. G&G was just based in London where he used to work.
He is Swedish and grew up in Stockholm, but lives in Kettering, Northamptonshire, since 11 years.
 

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