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Francis Waplinger

Country: U.S.A.
Course: Shoemaking
Assistant

Mr. Waplinger began his training in Italy in 2014 under the tutelage of Accademia Riaci's maestro Angelo Imperatrice, followed by an apprenticeship with famed Florentine shoemaker Roberto Ugolini.

Apr. 05, 2015 | Posted in Reports, Shoemaking , | Tags:, Reporter: Francis Waplinger | Course: Shoemaking

Shoe Making 15.3.27 : Assistant Report 21

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Beautiful spring weather has finally arrived in Florence!

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A cute dog I saw two days in a row. Today he was at the antique market.

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A delicious picnic on the banks of the Arno!

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I finally finished the welting for my boots. I have now added the shank and cork filling.

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Next I glued the leather soles onto the boots and trimmed the edges down a bit.


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