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Course: Shoe Making
・This is a Whole Cut type of shoe, where the stitches are present only on the heel part (left photo).
・The shoetree is adjusted by hand, in order to fee the student’s feet (central photo).
・In order to attach the heel to the shoe, students have to prepare the adhesive surface (right photo).
・In this photo: the metallic shanks and the piece of leather used to cover them (left photo).
・The Loafers’ type of upper is completed (right photo).
・The shoetree adjustment is at first performed roughly with a grinder, then the minute finishing is made by hand (left photo).
・Closed-laced facings are completed through adhesive method (central photo).
・In the last photo, the student is making a type of shoe with outsole stitching, thinning out the welt part (right photo).
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