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Baxter & Black Store Progess

What a hectic ride the last few months have been. Thanks so much for the support AND SHOES. Rachel and I have spent the Easter weekend doing a bit of tinkering in the store. With the recent move of some of our heavy shoe stitching machinery, we can say that our little shoe repair store […]

By Nathan Baxter

April 4, 2018

A bevelled waist

The last bastion of hand made shoes is certainly the bevelled waist and the fiddle back sole. Conjecture is rife as to the original function of the fiddleback, with most thinking it was originally of benefit in the construction of ladies shoes. One can certainly admire the smooth elegance and tight lines it brings to […]

By Nathan Baxter

March 6, 2017

Workshop Update

Things have been pretty busy in the workshop with a whole lot of restocking going on. The Lulu and Triumph plates have been a big hit on the streets of Sydney town, thankfully I do regular restocks from the U.K. or else I would not have been able to keep up with the demand. The […]

By Nathan Baxter

June 21, 2016

An interesting road

When I first started Baxter & Black I wanted to reflect my passion for shoes and the repair of them in such a fashion as to be honest to my training and to be of a level that is transparent, if a a shoe uses pegged wooden nails in the heel block then I do […]

By Nathan Baxter

March 23, 2016