There are three webpages related to bootmaking and shoemaking
located at bootmaker.com. Click the lkinks below to access these pages.
Two of these pages are commercially oriented: The first is devoted to
Frommer II School of Western Bootmaking. We
offer three week basic and advanced seminars in traditional custom
bootmaking techniques, as well as written and video tutorials.
The second serves as an online catalog for D.W. Frommer II--Bootmaker, Custom Made
Western Boots. Here you can preview styles and
get information about construction techniques and ordering procedures.
The third is devoted to the The Honourable Cordwainers' Company
--a non-profit, educational, Trade guild of
bootmakers, shoemakers, cordwainers, and allied trades. A wonderful
resource for historical information, insights into techniques,
materials and contacts within the Trade.
D.W. Frommer II School of Western Bootmaking--Three week seminars in traditional bootmaking
techniques. Instructional books on making the classic western boot, the
lace-up western boot, and the two-piece Full Wellington. Instructional
video on DVD also available.
Crispin Colloquy--a web-based
discussion forum for boot and shoemaking topics.