In-Person Boot Making Class
Experience a one-on-one class with me, Sam Schmidt to learn how to make your very own boots. In this class you will be taken on a step-by-step process of pattern making, custom last build-ups, cutting leather, skiving, sewing, carving the insole, lasting, bottoming, and more. Through this process you'll learn all about the different tools and materials is takes to make a pair of handmade boots. With me, you'll have the freedom of choosing your own leather and creating your own design. No experience needed, just a desire to learn and willingness to grow.
SCHEDULE - You'll be given 6 days (Monday-Saturday) of instruction, 8 hours per day. My next availability is Nov (as of Sep 1,2023). Give me a call or email to schedule.
TOOLS- All tools, with a few exceptions, will be available for use in my shop. (View list for details)
MACHINERY - All machinery will be accessible in my personal shop. This includes sewing machines, industrial grinder, Rapid E, 5-in-1, etc..
LEATHER - Depending on your experience level with leather & your choice of hide, materials can cost from $200-$400. These expenses are not included in the course cost.
Q: Where is your shop located?
A: Casper, Wy
Q: What type of leather is available?
A: Everything listed on our product pages is available. If there is something you have particularly in mind and you don't find it on our product pages, please contact me and we can find something that works for you.
Q: Why does this class cost significantly more than the virtual class?
A: In the In-Person class, students are using my tools and machinery. The In-Person class also puts my production time behind by an entire week.