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  1. All About Leather Patina

    All About Leather Patina

    Like many other items, you'll start to notice leather patina as a piece of fine leather ages, which many people consider desirable.

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  2. What's A Shank And Why Does It Matter In Work Boots?

    What's A Shank And Why Does It Matter In Work Boots?

    The shank is the spine of the sole structure, so everything that has to do with the bottom of the foot and how your boot interacts with it is impacted by the shank in your boots.

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  3. Should I Use Cream Or Wax Shoe Polish?

    Should I Use Cream Or Wax Shoe Polish?

    Polish is just one component of shoe care; you need more than that to keep a pair of fine leather boots or shoes in good condition as well as looking their best with that high mirror shine.

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  4. How To Fix Scuffed Leather Boots

    How To Fix Scuffed Leather Boots

    We'll go over how to fix scuffed leather boots and shoes by severity, starting with a light scuff and going up to a deep gouge. It isn't hard, but is going to require you get a few supplies and use a little elbow grease.

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  5. 3 Methods For Polishing Your Leather Boots

    3 Methods For Polishing Your Leather Boots

    Wondering how to polish leather boots? There are a few different methods. As the old saying goes, there's more than one way to pet a cat.

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  6. How To Tell If You Laced Your Work Boots Correctly

    How To Tell If You Laced Your Work Boots Correctly
    To get the best fit, support, and function with your boots, we recommend using the 2-1-3 method of lacing.
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  7. What Is A Half Lug Sole On Leather Boots?

    What Is A Half Lug Sole On Leather Boots?
    You may have seen some leather boots with what's called a "half-lug sole," often enough - at least with quality examples - a Vibram product, and at that the Mini Vibram sole. It's a very common sole style on work boots and on some casual shoes as well.
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  8. Should You Get Comfort Insoles?

    Should You Get Comfort Insoles?
    One of the many upgrades people make to their regular day shoes, why shouldn't you make the same upgrade to your work boots?
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  9. What Sort Of Boot Socks Should I Wear With My Work Boots?

    What Sort Of Boot Socks Should I Wear With My Work Boots?
    Quality boot socks can be the difference between comfort and dry feet, or blistered and uncomfortable. What sort of socks should you pair with your boots?
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  10. Are Merino Wool Socks Worth It?

    Are Merino Wool Socks Worth It?
    Merino wool has unique properties that make them especially worth the price for hard-working applications due to their properties. What are those properties?
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