The next item in our series? An outsole stitcher.
Professional: Lucas Argrew, cobbler at Beyond Shoe Repair in Auburn, ME.
Pro Tool: 1940's Landis Model 12 K Outsole Stitcher.
Why it's a Pro Tool: "These specific Landis machines are kind of the backbone of the shoe repair industry ... They need a little repair, but they still work just as good as they used to."
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Additional production from Katie Long.