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Because these are too nice to discard just yet. I fix all my Beatle boots at TechShop.
Thick leather or hard fiberboard Contact cement Rubber sheet Sandpaper Hammer or brad nailer Small nails or tacks Basic woodworking hand tools (chisel, rasp, knife) Clamp
Pull-out the nails holding in the eroded layers. The heels on this first pair are made from several layers of hide glued and nailed. I will be replacing ...
If you have a last or a shoe form, then use that. Here I am using a piece of oak to secure the shoe. Use contact cement to ...
If the heels are made of MDF, then only glue and workholding is involved. Always start with an oversized piece and don't add the rubber sheet yet. ...
Now apply the color polish. For the wooden heel I am using ebony wood stain, then both pairs get a coat of shoe polish.
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