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Friday, June 12, 2009
MAKING YOUR OWN WOODEN SHOES
Once upon a time in Sweden (before the industrialization) 80 percent of all people were engaged in agriculture. Having leather shoes was a sign of wealth and ordinary people had to make do with handmade wooden shoes.
This film from 1923 shows how wooden shoes were made. The film also shows how you make a wooden spoon and a simple chair. To see the film: Click here!