Preparation

PREPARATION

MARKING: THE POSITION OF THE VARIOUS PIECES THAT MAKE UP THE SHOE IS MARKED ON THE UPPER. THE MARKS ARE MADE MANUALLY IN ORDER TO PRESERVE THE HIDE.
SPLITTING: THIS PROCESS “EQUALIZES” THE THICKNESS OF THE HIDE.
FLESHING: THIS PROCESS THINS OUT THE ENTIRE EDGE OF THE PIECE THAT SHALL MAKE UP THE UPPER, WITH A DEPTH, ANGLE AND VALUE OF THINNING THAT MAY VARY FROM AREA TO AREA.

PREPARATION

MARKING: THE POSITION OF THE VARIOUS PIECES THAT MAKE UP THE SHOE IS MARKED ON THE UPPER. THE MARKS ARE MADE MANUALLY IN ORDER TO PRESERVE THE HIDE.
SPLITTING: THIS PROCESS “EQUALIZES” THE THICKNESS OF THE HIDE.
FLESHING: THIS PROCESS THINS OUT THE ENTIRE EDGE OF THE PIECE THAT SHALL MAKE UP THE UPPER, WITH A DEPTH, ANGLE AND VALUE OF THINNING THAT MAY VARY FROM AREA TO AREA.