**The Official Shoe Care Thread: Tutorials, Photos, etc.**

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Mr. Moo, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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  2. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    The power of Saphir is not to be underestimated!

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    Oh yes, much better.[​IMG]
     
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    You Sir have an iron balls to made St.Crispin's looks like on the first pic!
     
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    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    :cheers: you can actually see the balls in the background of the first photo :nodding:
     
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    Lear Senior member

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    So, it would seem that sole edge restoration isn't as simple as first appears. I did say that I'm a complete novice in this area. Have taken on board the fact that sanding the edges might cause the leather to become more absorbent. I'll wait and see. Luckily, I tried this out on an expendable pair. I'd still like to give the tube of thicker Saphir stuff a try. It isn't on the 'A Fine Pair of Shoes' website yet.

    Off-topic: I found this link from AAAC. Between 1 - 10, how weirdly obsessive would owning one of these make you? :D I could always hide it in the top cupboard, along with the shoe buffing nylons/stockings.

    http://georgesshoes.com/detail.php?itemID=27742

    Lear
     
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    10 and I want one!!!
     
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    Quote: I'll go with an 11 - Very OCD.

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    I'd still rather have a real butler to hold my shoes down while I polish them :laugh:
     
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    While you polish them? That's just weird!!
     
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    Crat Senior member

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    Would make for in interesting sartorial image i'm sure :)

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    There is something happening between picture 3 and 4....
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    ..and I forgot to say (cause I was in shock)
    impressive :)
     
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    And then, as if by magic, the mirror appeared. Nice museum effect btw!
     

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