Tools List

Most of these are available in our Shop

  • Tools and Other Materials Needed for Online Desert Boot Course
  • 4 Prong punch, 1/8”/3mm spacing for hand stitching
  • Anvil—RR tie or Dragon anvil (Cobblers’ anvil)
  • Cutting mat
  • Fid for tracing and marking
  • Glue brush
  • Harness needles for hand sewing
  • Hole punches/ eyelet size
  • Mallet or leather covered claw hammer
  • Marking pen/silver for dark leathers
  • Metal Ruler/straight edge
  • Newsprint for forming the shoes
  • Rotary cutter for cutting leather
  • Rough grit sandpaper–60-80 grit
  • Ruffer Tool–to rough up materials before gluing
  • Sander/finisher– 1” belt sander on a table stand
  • Scissors-Gingher shears. 8 “ KE recommended
  • Skiver–Hand skiver, with 5 blades
  • Soling knife, tin snips, utility knife
  • Stuffing stick-18” long ¾” dowel
  • Wing Divider
  • Wooden Stump or punching pad
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