Making Medieval Shoes By Hand

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Beef Tallow –
Boar Bristles –
16/1 Linen thread –
Microcrystalline wax –
Leather – vegetable tan 4-5 for uppers, 10-12 for soles. Look at local leatherwork shops.
Awls: circular (not diamond), I used straight ones, although having a curved tip style can be handy too –
Lasts: eBay/Etsy
Planishing hammer –
Punches from Tandy or eBay/Etsy
Waxed Canvas Apron –
Stirrup belt, long – Tandy

Stepping Through Time –
Shoes and Pattens –
Archaeological Footwear –

Very good tutorial on attaching the thread to a boar bristle, in case you need more clarification:
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Intro music: Name of the Child – Motions
Achaidh Cheide by Kevin MacLeod
Suonatore di Liuto by Kevin MacLeod
Skye Cuillin by Kevin MacLeod
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