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A night of polishing

Recently we held a little polishing circle at the studio with great results. The theme for the night was brushing up on skills and looking at the little rituals we all have when going about…

ByNathan Baxter

March 2, 2016

Client Shoe Progress

The elves have been very busy setting the edges on this rebuild of a clients shoe. And now with hard wax, fire and some heated hand tools we have now set the edges so that…

ByNathan Baxter

February 16, 2016

The process of patina

From a concept to outcome, one of the hardest things I have found to understand was the Art of Patina. This was partly due to the lack of shoes that are specifically made in crust…

ByNathan Baxter

December 15, 2015

All about laces

I have been somewhat fixated on laces. I typically steer towards the heavy wax variety in darker colours. However with the summer months, I am casting my gaze towards some lighter colours in a flat…

ByNathan Baxter

December 9, 2015

Polish, Patina and Antiquing

Polish patina or antiquing. So what is the difference? Generally, a polish is where you use wax in the same colour as the shoe. It can also be a neutral colour.  This is to maintain…

ByNathan Baxter

November 30, 2015