Why would any Western store want to take the time to sell a custom boot?
It's so much easier to just sell from your store inventory. Any store can sell a cheap pair of boots it takes a quality store to sell a quality pair of custom boots at guaranteed best prices. Lets first talk about the different kinds of custom boots…
What is a custom boot?
A custom boot is a boot that has been designed for your particular style and character. This means you can choose the material and color, stitch pattern, scallops, toes, heels, wingtip or foxing, inlay or cords, and additional personalization options including initials, an insignia or a corporate logo.
In other words if you can dream it we can build it. We have helped many people create works of art and we can do the same for you.
What is a handmade boot?
A handmade boot is just that. It is made by hand. It takes a real craftsman / artist to do this kind of work. All the parts of the boot are usually done by one or two craftsman. You won't find plastic or synthetics in this boot. The materials used in making a handmade boot are of the highest quality.
A handmade boot is where you will start to see special touches that are associated with being handmade. You will see things like a ¾ welt sole. This means it is stitched only ¾ of the distance around the sole. The boot maker then hand pegs the remaining 1/4 with wooden pegs. These wooden pegs are on both sides of a Steel arch support. This gives a foundation to the boot and support and comfort. This boot does not have the comfort insole. It does not need it. It is made of top quality materials and when fitted properly, it will mold to your foot. These are the boots that feel great to start with and only get better with age.
A handmade boot is a work of art. Most everything on this boot is done by an individual sitting down putting his life's craft to work and using his artistic ability to bring to life a usable work of art. Whether its cutting the leather material or stitching it together every process is made by hand and this is quality personified.
What is a custom made to measure boot?
This is the same as we stated above, yet it is taken one step further.
We add the process of making a last or copy of your foot. We measure each foot and then after making this last or copy of your foot we then build the boot around your foot.
And why do a custom boot?
Inside of all of us is a little cowboy or cowgirl that gets excited when they think of designing their own special boots.
You can create a clean and simple custom boot or get as wild as your personality allows. The result is a work of art that was previously only a thought and desire, using the measurement of your foot for the ultimate in comfort, style & individuality. This is where your dreams come true.
Step 1: Select a hide or skin
Select from many different hides or skins in a vast array of colors.
Step 2: Pick the stitch pattern for your boot
Stitch patterns add a decorative element to a custom boot. Stitch patterns are not used with exotic skins.
Step 3: Pick the scallops for your boot
Scallops are the decorated top of your boot.
Step 4: Select the toe for your boot
From Roper to Round to many more, choose a toe style for your custom boots that fits the purpose and your personal taste.
Step 5: Select your boot heels
Select from a variety of heel types that are comfortable & fashionable.
Step 6: Pick the wingtip and/or foxing
Wing tips are decorations on the toe of your boot. Foxing is the decoration on the heel of your boot.
Step 7: Select the inlay or cord.
Inlay and cording adds an exquisite touch to the design of your custom boot.
Step 8: Personalization
Add your initials, an insignia or even a logo to your custom boots.
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