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Red Wing #101 Postmen Vibram #435

IOne way to turn the iconic Red Wing #101Post men into a totaly different boot.

With the Huntsmen boot in mind we gave him this make over. The vintage edge finish makes it complete.

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Sole: VIBRAM#435 € 95,-

MIdsole: 3+5mm Oak Tannend Leather € 40,-

Misc: Vintage Finish

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Red Wing #9015 Beckman Vibram #705

They walk around in Singapore, with a double leather midsole and Vibram #705 Tap's. Beautifel Woodsmen heel build up with oak tannend leather.

A midsole is not noly beautifel, but also help's you with moisture control in you boot's. Perfect in hot or weth climats.

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Red Wing 9015 Beckman

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Sole: VIBRAM#705LEATHERSTACKED € 105,-

Midsole: 3+5mm Oak Tannend Leather € 40,-

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Red Wing Beckman #9014 Vibram Fighter

A customer from Russia came to us,

if we could turn his Beckman's into a boot that could resist the road and strong winter in Moscow.

We gave him a leather midsole with a Vibram Fighter sole, becuase it has a good tread, with a edge to stitched it firmly to the welt. And a #100 heel with washers so we could clinch-nail them firly to the upper.

 

9014 Fighter 2

9014 Fighter 3

9014 Fighter 1

Sole:VIBRAM#2040FIGHTER € 95,-

Midsole:3+5mm Oak Tannend Leather € 40,-

 

 

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Chippewa Vibram #700

We did a rework on these Chippewa with the great Vibram #700 sole and heel.

Standard on this boot is a white wedge sole.

Now with a extra 5 mm leather midsole, Vibram #700 Chevron sole and heel makes this a totaly different boot.

 

Chippewa 700

Sole: VIBRAM#700 €95,-

Midsole: 5 mm Oak Tannend Leather € 23,50

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New Workshop

Finaly, our new workshop. It took some time but finaly we are there.

1 floor, special outsolestiching and leather-work corner and the big workspace with our grinding machines, press machines and a corner for some special vintage machine like a old clicker press and woodpeg machine.

 

Great 120 year old wall;s, wooden work floor for a good atmosphere.

 

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Red Wing #8113 Iron Ranger

If you work in fashion, specialy denim, you want your boots be more special then they al ready are.

So we did turn his Iron Ranger's into something special. Naturel, with lots of leather, and the beautifel Vibram  #430 sole. With the awesome white stitch that the Pedersen creates on this boot and sole makes it a peace of handcrafted art and quality.

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Sole: VIBRAM#430STACK € 105,-

Midsole: 5 mm LEATHER € 22,50

 

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Red Wing Outdoor Boot

We received this Red Wing Bootmaroc Norway, no Style number, but a Texas only boot. After 15 year traveling around the world its was time for a resole and a toebox repair.

Because there was no original sole available we choose the Vibram #100 logger in Honey colour. But first we repaired the dented toebox, installed a mid brown midsole, stitched and a little mid brown stack at the heel. 

Paul can travel the world again with his boots again, next trip after this repair is India.

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RwBoot 2

RwBoot 3

Sole: VIBRAM#100HONEY STACK €105,-

Misc: Toebox repair

 

 

 

 

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Grenson Fred Boot

it was time for a resole, but not a leathersole anymore. because off the use of the shoe it was better to use rubber.

we replaced the black midsole for a 5 mm leather, used the Vibram #2055 studded Eton sole. 

When working on the boot we noticed that the innersole was cracked en gone. We replaced it with a high quality vegetable tannend JR sole, and also reinforced the paper heel.

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GrensonFred 2

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GrensonFred 4

Sole: VIBRAM#2055ETON € 85,-

midsole: 5mm LEATHER € 22,50

misc: Insole RENDENBACH €32,50

 

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Red Wing #8131 Moctoe 6"

the customer came in with this pair and a picture. "I would like to have these style of sole, like on the picture?"

A 5 mm midsole and a black 6 mm sole for a beautifel line, and a little leatherstack between the big full heel. 

They are smal details but makes it just a little bit different and gives it  just that little more beauty and style.

We choose the Vibram #430 minilug sole and heel. 

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8138 430 4

Soles: VIBRAM#430LEATHERSTACK € 105,-

Midsole: 5 mm Leather € 22,50

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Red Wing #8113 Iron Ranger

One of the most beautifel boots, the Iron Ranger, the Muleskinner leather wil become more and more beautifel over the years.

And with a fresh pair of Nitrile Cork sole's, some TLC, they can age even more for years to come.

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8113cork 3

Sole: RWS#NITRILECORKBROWN € 82,50

Miscellaneous: Shipping Europe € 0,- Free

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Red Wing #2970 Engineer

We did this Engineer's Rework together with the #2941 Classic Roundtoe, the customer wanted there boots look more sturdy, agresive like a Bikerboot has to look like.

we think it worked out fine, the combination of the Briar Oilslick leather with the Tan coloured Siërra sole is a awesome combination.

This pair is also a good example how you can turn your "ordinary" Engineer's into a completly different boot.

This wil look great when they ride there custom bikes.

2970sierra 1

2970sierra 2

2970sierra 3

875stormw 4

Sole: VIBRAM#1276SIERRA-TAN € 75,-

Midsole: Goodyearwelted+20 mm Modeled € 22,50

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Red Wing #9007 Woolrich

The Japanese Style #9007 with Woolrich inserts, two great US brands.

But after years the woven wool wend bad at the edges, repaired but again they fall apart, Ing from Singapore wanted a other sole, at the end we came out on the Japanese Style Coffee Tration Tred. 

We installed a new heellining, supported the Wool with thin nylon, stitch it all over. Replaced the foam inlay for real cork. 

And the Coffee Traction Tred, they look great and ready for years off walking around in Singapore.

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9007coftr 2

9007coftr 3

9007coftr 4

Sole: RWS#COFFEETRACTIONTRED € 82,50

Shipping Cost: #WORLDWIDE € 12,50

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Red Wing #8804

Steve from England shipped his beautifel years old #8804 to our shop to replace the black Supersole for a white Traction Tred.

The Super sole is made from high quality urethaan, cast directly to the goodyearwelted shoe.

We cut and sand the sole away, stitch a midsole to the PVC welt with black thread and gleu the Traction Tred to the midsole.

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8804trtr 3

Sole: RWS#TRACTIONTRED € 79,-

shipping cost to:  England € 0,- Free

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Dubarrey Boot

After a few years, the foam midsole of outdoor boots and shoes desintergrates. It becomes poweer.

3 solutions, throw them away, let us prerare them and send them to the factory or let us make a sole!

Thats what we did, we build a midsole, incl the characteristic green deep inset line. For the sole we used a Vibram #1022.

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Dubarrey 2

Dubarrey 3

Dubarrey 4

Sole: VIBRAM#1022 € 57,50

Midsole: DUBARRY € 32,50

 

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Red Wing #8140 Moctoe

The #8140 Moctoe has a Traction Tred original, a few years ago we resoled it with a Nitrile Cork sole.

But now his a bulky sole and heel, 5+5 mm leather midsole's, Vibram #705 Chevron making it 20 mm total, a massive leatherstacked heel, all with a beautifel Mahogany polished finish. 

They look awesome.

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8140 2

8140 3

Sole: VIBRAM#705BLACK € 105,-

Midsole: 5+5 € 45,-

 

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Red Wing #9013 Beckman

From Norway a rework, a sole for the strong and hard Norwegian winters but thats keeps the elegant looks?

Then the Vibram #430 longsole is a good choice, suprême rubber compound with a minilugg profile in the centre for a smooth edge. The half leatherstack heel gives it a nice tough.

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Sole: VIBRAM#430 € 95,-

Heel: Half Leatherstack € 10,-

 

 

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Denimhunters report

We are proud that whe are on the cover of DENIMHUNTERS.COM with a 2 part report over Red Wing Shoes, the resole off them and the rework that we do.

Check the report for your self on denimhunters.com/2015/02/red-wing-resoling-europe/

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Red Wing #9011 Beckman

When we placed a order at DrSole he asked us to test the new Coffee Bean-bag long sole. And because the cobbler his own Beckmans where in need off some new sole's .........

we removed the Roccia sole and heelplate. Installed a leather 5 mm midsole that also takes over the place for the heelplate, with in combination off the Coffer Bean bag sole creates a beautfil long line from front to back. With a wider base for the heel we create a more bulky heel with a beautifel leather edge above it.

A half leatherstack heel tops the black/leather combination off and makes it together with the beautifel 8 year patina a great looking one off a kind boot.

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9011 4

Sole: DRSOLE#COFFEEBB € 95,- (limited Edition)

midsole: 5 mm € 27,50

Leatherstack: Half € 10,-

Extra: doublestitch+brass rivets € 10,-

 

 

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Floris van Bommel

This older pair Floris van Bommel had a bleu minilugg sole and heel. Out of date and now top the line With the brand new Snow Vino Sole.

With his beaufil Vino colour and the dark brown suède makes it a up-to-date and shoe again. That incl with the special "upperleather" package is it brand new. 

The "Upperleather Package" means: heellining, innersole, stitching and patching, cleaning and waxing and new laces.

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FvanBVino 2

FvanBVino 3

FvanBVino 4

Sole: VANBOMMEL#SNOWVINO € 79,95

Miscallaneus: Upperleatherpackage € 27,50

Return shipping free

 

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Red Wing #8180 Kangatan Green

The new re-release of the awesome boot that was designed in the 60s for baseball player Ted Williams.

Great colour, great boot, but we had to do something with it.

a Vibram #705 with 3+5 mm midsole and a bulky leather stacked heel.

That in combination with the two-tone (Mahogany/Palisander) antique roughout finish makes a beautifel combo with the great green colour off the full graine leather. And top it off with a double stitch and brass nails.

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8180 705 3

8180 705 4

Sole: VIBRAM#705BLACK € 105,-

Midsole: 3+5 mm € 40,-

Extra: Double stitch+brass nails € 10,-

 

 

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Visvim

A pair from France, repaired wrong, no midsole and the wrong sole glued to the goodyearwelt.

We repaired some minor damage on the welt, installed a midsole, goodyear stitched it with linnen thread.

For the sole the customer choosed for the beautifel styled and comfortable DrSole #3060 Cushion Sportsman.

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Visvim3060 2

Visvim3060 3

Visvim3060 4

Sole: DRSOLE#3060SPORTSMANIVORY € 79,-

 

 

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Vintage Bikerboot

A rare find, a awesome vintage Bikerboot. The leather upper was in good condition. Only the leather sole and welt where gone. Eaten away, after about 60 years, by the rust from the staples. They used to staple the welt to the upper in those days.

We stripped it down to the upper, condition the leather, new heellining and straps. Blake stitched a new welt, cork, 3+5 mm midsole and a leatherstacked heel.

For the rubbersole we choose the DrSole Original Raw Cord half sole and heel, double stitched with brass nails and rivets. 

For the ultimate Vintage US Bikerboot look.

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VintageBikerB 4

Sole: DRSOLE#1090RAWCORD € 95,-

Midsole: 3+5 mm € 40,-

Full leatherstacked heel: € 15,-

Double stitching/brass: € 10,-

Other work: in consultation

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Frye Boot

It was a all black boot, plain. It was asking for more, more heel, more sole.

And so we did and gave them a Woodsman/Lineman heel, leather and Vibram Chevron sole with the awesome white stich. It makes it all American now and ready to battle the hars Norwegian winters in style.

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Frye705 4

Sole: VIBRAM#705BLACK € 105,-

Midsole: 3+5 mm € 40,-

 

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Diesel Style Sneaker

After years of being al around the world it was time for a new sole and a upgrade in quality and looks. We choose for the light weight, comfortable and American rugged look of the Vibram Chrystie Morflex sole. A little contrast with the Blake stitched medium brown midsole between the brown leather, edge and white sole makes it great looking.

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Sole: VIBRAM#8377CHRISTYWHITE € 79,-

 

 

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Red Wing #875

After a few years hanging around in the garden shed, it was time to give these boots a new live and what a new live.

A new handstitched naturel leather goodyear-stormwelt, darkbrown midsole for contrast and a new Traction Tred sole. It al gives this pair a fresh naturel and special look In combination with the beautifel patina.

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Sole: RWS#TTRED € 79,-

Goodyearwelt Handstitched: STORMWELTNAT. € 70,-

 

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Red Wing Engineer 2975

These Engineer boots came in for a resole. Unfortunatly they were resoled before but pourly, the goodyearedge was grinded away.

but now with a new handstiched goodyearwelt, new cork filling and a new fresh original sole, they are almost as new.

But with a great patina.

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2975welt 3

Sole: RWS#TTRED € 79,-

Goodyearwelt Handstitched: FLAT € 70,-

 

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Red Wing #9013 Beckman

Beckman #9013 in to a different style, a robust leather midsole with a even robust Vibram sole. And a beautifel polisched finish on the Woodsmen/Lineman heel. 

We love to do the transition from the curve to the straight edge. They walk around in Germany now. 

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Beckman9013logger705 4

Sole: VIBRAM#705BLACK € 105,-

Midsole: 3+5 mm € 40,-

 

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Red Wing #8138 Moctoe

a beautifel unique tattooed #8138 Moctoe's.

They needed a more robust sole, so our Vibram #705 sole with the leather midsole's is great for this boots, together with the brass nailed shank and dubbel stitching makes it a awesome boot.

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8138 3 705 tattoo

8138 4 705 tattoo

Sole: VIBRAM#705BLACK € 105,-

Midsole: 3+5 mm € 40,-

Double Stitched: € 10,-

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Red Wing #2941 Classic Roundtoe

we turned this Japanese style boots into a Bikerboot.

Using the Vibram Siërra Tan sole with his awesome profile and a subtle shaped midsole it turned out into a stylisch but a bit more agressive looking boot. 

 

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2941 1

2941 3sierra

Sole: VIBRAM#1276SIERRATAN € 75,-

midsole: Goodyearwelted+20mm: € 22,50

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Red Wing Lineman-Logger #699

What we could do to change the all black look, but keep the rouged look, but not to bulky?

We choose for a 5 mm leather midsole at the heel and let it in a nice line transit to a 5+5 mm in the sole part.

Now it has a fresh naturel leather look, great in combination with the black line of the Vibram sole. We kept the original Logger sole shape, straight edge of the sole with the curved Woodsman/Lineman heel and a roughout finish.

These boots are also starring in the 2 part serie about Red Wing repair at our shop in --www.denimhunters.com--

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Sole: VIBRAM #430 € 95,-
Midsole: 5+5 mm € 45,-
Leatherstacked heel: € 15,-

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