People from as far away as Brazil, France, Italy, Japan, Hawaii, Alaska, have come to ShoeSchool Hands-on Workshops at our studio in Port Townsend, Washington.
Welcome To Simple Shoemaking!
I believe the time is right for a multitude of small shoemaking businesses. I can help the budding shoemaker to blossom - first by teaching her or him the basics of simple shoemaking, then offering support during the development of a product, the purchase of tools and materials, and throughout the start-up time.
You Walk Wrong
It took 4 million years of evolution to perfect the human foot. But we’re wrecking it with every step we take.
How To Become A Shoe Maker
Over the years, manual shoe making has been replaced by mass manufacturers and actual shoe makers are rare. However, if you want to become a shoe maker, you may find workshops that teach you the basics of the trade.
What Is A Shoe Cobbler?
A shoe cobbler is a craftsman or woman who specializes in repairing shoes. Traditionally, these individuals also made shoes, although most modern ones focus on repair and restoration, not the manufacture of new shoes.