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Course: Shoe Making
サマーコース 2 9.7.2014
・After trimming up the outsole, students color the edge of it so it matches with the rest of the shoe. (Picture left)
・Students at the beginning adhere the shank on the 2mm thick intermediate sole, then adhere a leather onto it to finish up the intermediate sole. (Picture center)
・Inside and outside leathers are adhered together using a weak glue prior to using a sewing machine. (Picture right)
・Students remove the shoetree (forma) from the shoe, screw the heel on, and then insert an insole. (Picture center)
・This continuing student is wearing the last shoe he made in the class as a daily wear. (Picture right)
・Students can proceed with the instructor anytime they have a problem, which helps them to get a deeper understanding. (Picture left)
・As shoe lasting (montaggio) procedure is the same for any style of shoe, students make sure to perform it in the correct order. (Picture center)
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