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Francis Waplinger

Nationality: USA
Course: Shoe Making
Assistant

Feb. 12, 2015 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags:, | Language:
Reporter: Francis Waplinger | Course: Shoemaking

Shoe Making 15.2.11 : Assistant Report 14

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The toe puff is in place and shaped to the form. A strip of paper is added to smooth the transition from the toe cap to the rest of the shoe.

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The shoe has been lasted and the toe closed. All the extra material has been cut away to make it easier to stitch the welt.

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The lasted uppers.

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The small town of Fiesole is a 15 minute bus ride outside Florence. Going there makes a lovely day trip adventure. From Fiesole, there are beautiful panoramic views of Florence. The town is very small but it is worth the trip for the scenery.

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Another view from Fiesole.

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A hotel restaurant in Fiesole.

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Beautiful trees in Fiesole.

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A Sunday market in Fiesole’s main piazza.

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Cafés in Fiesole on the main street.

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A beautiful cobble stone walkway.


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