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If I am Not a Cobbler, What am I?

If I am Not a Cobbler, What am I?

Nearly every person I meet and converse with about what I do says, “Oh, you’re a cobbler!” In truth I am not a cobbler. I am a shoemaker, or, to u...
What is a last? What does it have to do with shoemaking?

What is a last? What does it have to do with shoemaking?

I pride myself on the fact that Standard Handmade hand-lasts every shoe. You’ll hear me say “hand-lasted” often. So what do I mean by that? First,...
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