Finger Cobbler

Repair damaged outer surfaces of leather shoes.

What does a Finger Cobbler do?

Repairs damaged outer surface of leather shoes: Examines shoe for defects, such as scuffs, cracks, and blemishes. Spreads glue on defects and presses leather with heated iron rod to seal. Buffs defective area with sandpaper or by holding shoe against buffing wheel. Wipes defective area with rag to remove foreign material. Mixes waxes to obtain matching color or selects matching crayon stick. Spreads wax on defective surface. Rubs repaired area with rag to polish and blend surfaces.