BLACK COAL / NAIL SHANK-2
Limited Release 2020 NAIL SHANK Edition.
A twice dyed Black Walnut Oil Ink Treatment overlay soaked into a Rust -Brown Horween Horse (smooth flesh-side out) Hide will yeild a rich JET-BLACK Patina day one. This unique aplication of Hand Color Treatment is Traditionally applied Oil Ink Dye using natural Black Walnut blends from the trees in my backyard, then adding Vitamin E oils and Beeswax to create a JET-BLACK aged patina.
Replicating the Original NAIL SHANK boots classically designed profile features the HORWEEN Chromexcel (Horse Front) 5 oz Leather in a Rust Brown Grain with a smooth "Flesh Side Out" that was inspired by the original 2019 Limited Edition release boot with the same labor intensive hammered flat metal railroad nail shank Arch support.
The 12 Iron Outsoles and Heels are shaped to create a 1940s Half-sole cutting with the signature Whisky Barrel Bottom Hand Dyed Color Treatment Jet-Black sanded oiled edges.
Every aspect of this boot build is uniquely technical and follows traditional European shoemakers methods, the clients personal outlined foot tracing and width measurements are required for boot.
LEATHER UPPERS: Horween Chromexcel (Horse-front) 5 oz Smooth Rough-out.
COLOR: RUST-BROWN Base, Twice Dyed Black Walnut Vitamin E. Oil and Beeswax Jet Black.
THREAD: BLACK #207 Nylon Bonded
TOP HEIGHT: 5 inch with11 Antique brass Eyelet.
HEEL COUNTER: KREOSOTE signature XXX Back-curve Heel Counters.
LACE: Full-grain Flat cut 7 oz leather.
CAP TOE: Structured (5oz Leather)
IN-SOLE: Leather 11 Iron, Hand-cut Channel / Holdfast, Hand in-seam stitched 3/4 inch 360 degree Welt, with Full-grain Leather covered removable 1/8 inch Blue-cloud padded insole.
SHANK: Forged / Hammered Flat Railroad tie nail.
MID-SOLE: Veg Tanned 12 Iron (1/4 inch)
HALF SOLE OPTIONS:
OUT-SOLE: A) Leather HALF SOLE Veg Tanned (1/4 inch) 12 Iron.
OUT-SOLE: B) Flat Pattern Rubber HALF SOLE (1/4 inch)
OUT-SOLE: C) DR.SOLES Rubber Half Sole.
HEELS: A) Flat Pattern Rubber HEEL
HEELS: B) DR.SOLES Rubber HEEL.
OUT SOLE STITCHED: Gritzner Hand crank.
HEEL: Leather stacked 1 inch.
The NAIL SHANK-BLACK COAL Edition Boot has a 18 month waiting list.
After placing your purchase order, go to the Customer page on this site and view the Measurement guide Tech Info and then Direct Message Gabbard (firstname.lastname@example.org) To communicate further about the measurement process procedures.