Monday, 26 March 2012

de klompenmaker / how to make wooden shoes

de klompenmaker / how to make wooden shoes Tube. Duration : 3.02 Mins.

Plain willow-wood Dutch clogs, for everyday use Making a wooden shoe is real craftsmanship. It starts with a block of wood which is carved by hand into the desired model. Nose, heel, beak and sole have to be equal in size and identical for both wooden shoes. The finishing touch is smoothing the outside surface, which can be done in traditional colours or a requested design. Wooden shoes - or clogs - are often filled with straw to keep your feet warm. ©

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