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A Proper Shoeshine

Location: Indiana
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Father's Day gift

Started by Andrew LaBrador. Last reply by JonEdanger May 1, 2012. 1 Reply

Gentlemen I have the perfect Fathers Day gift for sale.Everything you need for your travel bag or gym bag.Best,AndrewContinue

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Buffing the Bluchers - The Art of the ShoeShine

Started by KermitKebab. Last reply by Daniel MacBride Jan 20, 2012. 1 Reply

Shoes cost money.  GOOD shoes cost lots of money, and even though I generally don't buy shoes unless I'm getting at least 50% off, I still have 12 pair (not counting sneakers and an old pair of…Continue

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Comment by Gabriel Pagan on November 28, 2013 at 7:41am
Comment by Gabriel Pagan on January 8, 2013 at 7:48pm

It is a pleasure for me , a shoe shiner to find this group .

Comment by James William Holland on May 10, 2012 at 8:21am

We heard the same thing about heating shoe polish in the Air Force Cadets. From memory it never went well.

Comment by Timothy W. Allen on February 4, 2012 at 12:42pm

I don't know Jon I really enjoy shinning my boots and shoes? It's becoming a lost art in many places. I cringe a little bit everytime I see someone with nice footwear that are neglected and scratched up.

Comment by Timothy W. Allen on February 3, 2012 at 9:10pm

Am I the only one out there, that thinks it would be Cool! own your own old school shoe shine chair like the ones that used to be in old hotels and business buildings?

Comment by James Deeds on October 31, 2011 at 10:00pm

I've been told that using a hair dryer to melt the wax onto your shoes makes a brighter shine.any truth to this?

 

Comment by John Hantak on July 22, 2010 at 7:41pm
Prior to shining your shoes, remove the laces. After shining your shoes, use an extra set of thick laces and run them through the eyelets to remove any polish in the eyelets before threading the original laces of the shoes.
Comment by John Hantak on June 6, 2010 at 8:09pm
It does, but I do it every now and then and prior to shining my shoes.
Comment by Ryan Farlow on May 14, 2010 at 10:19am
Thank you very much, I have been told Saddle Soap can take off the polish though, is this true?
Comment by John Hantak on April 23, 2010 at 9:52pm
Suggestions for Ryan:
1. Saddle soap.
2. Shoe Trees.
3. Overshoes for incliment weather.
4. Waterproofing (i.e. Mink Oil)
 

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