Made in America: Wolverine Boots
By Jaime Gillin / Published by Dwell
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I always love behind-the-scenes glimpses into production processes, so I was delighted to discover these two short videos that take viewers through just a handful of the 300 steps it takes to produce a pair of these boots.

Here's Part One, which gets a bit into the company's history and details the tanning and oiling process... so many steps, so many days:

Wolverine 1000 Mile | 721LTD | Horween from Wolverine on Vimeo.


And here's a whirlwind look at how they make the boot:

Wolverine 1000 Mile | 721LTD | Making the Boot from Wolverine on Vimeo.

Jaime Gillin


When not writing, editing, or combing design magazines and blogs for inspiration, Jaime Gillin is experimenting with new recipes, traveling as much as possible, and tackling minor home-improvement projects that inevitably turn out to be more complex than anticipated.

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