Shoe Last


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Shoe Last

 

a device for giving the shoe the required shape and for maintaining the shape during the manufacturing process. Tightening lasts shape and secure the semifinished products, ironing lasts flatten the soles, and finishing lasts hold the shoe while the uppers are finished. Lasts are made from wood, metal, and plastic. Metal lasts are used in vulcanizing the shoe bottom and for shaping.

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My dad, bored in retirement and prone to fixing things that didn't need fixing or tidying things that didn't need tidying, usually with catastrophic consequences, had given grandad's shoe last to the bin men.
Once the shoe last realized, the process of customization is started using an available technology.
Vivian and mum told me off, so I peed on mum's shoe last night
We found he was a little bit sore in the middle of his off-fore and removed the shoe last night," he said.
ClimaCool was adidas' fastest selling shoe last year and the sports manufacturer claims the ClimaCool II guarantees 32 per cent cooler feet than other running shoes using `ram air ventilation' in which air is forced into the shoe through side vents, increasing the faster the wearer runs.
ClimaCool was Adidas's fastest-selling shoe last year, and the sports manufacturer claims the ClimaCool II guarantees 32% cooler feet than any other running shoe using a process called ram air ventilation.
ClimaCool was adidas's fastest selling shoe last year, and the sports manufacturer claims the ClimaCool II guarantees 32% cooler feet than any other running shoe using a process called ram air ventilation.
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Peter Polites, owner of a Nine West store in New Jersey, slashed the price of a popular, smart-looking women's shoe last winter, knowing he would attract many more customers - and still earn a smooth 60 percent profit on each pair.
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