Shoemaker Saturday: How the Frye Boots are Made

Manolo says, the only problem with this video is that it is far too short to be fully satisfying.

Frye Smith Harness Boot

The Frye Harness boot, like the Levis, the motorcycle jacket, and the white crew neck t-shrt, is still one of the great American classics.

2 Responses to “Shoemaker Saturday: How the Frye Boots are Made”

  1. Devon June 23, 2012 at 11:53 am #

    When the video is done playing, it links to the Dr. Martens “Art of Industrial Manufacture” Video which covers many of the same techniques but in a longer video with longer cuts.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tH1qLsfSSL4

    Fascinating!

    best,
    Devon

    • Manolo the Shoeblogger June 23, 2012 at 3:20 pm #

      Thank you for the link. It was most fascinating to see the craftsmen at work.