Discussion in 'General Survival and Preparedness' started by RightHand, Sep 21, 2008.

  1. RightHand

    RightHand Old Pioneer in a New World Moderator Founding Member

    I have my grandfather's wooden shoe forms and cast iron upright so, for many years, I have had an interest in trying to make a pair. I'm thinking the long coming winter will offer some time for just such a task. Anyone have any experience with this?

    I ordered a book from the interlibrary system and I've been researching online site for information. I came up with the following site that seems to be a good primer.

    Beginner Advice for Shoemaking
  3. annie

    annie Monkey+++

    Really interesting. thanks for a great post.
  4. WestPointMAG

    WestPointMAG Monkey++

    Look in to getting a set of FOXFIRE books they will help a lot with showing you the old way to do it.


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