Making Sense of a Little Piece of Leather: Behind the Scenes with the Shoemaker’s Apprentice

Every apprentice shoemaker works his or her way through the same innocuous cardboard box. Printed on one side are the words “Protect from Freezing.” Inside, it’s filled with pieces of old shoes that date to the late 18th century. Al Saguto, the Master of the Shop, has been using the box as a teaching device … Continue reading Making Sense of a Little Piece of Leather: Behind the Scenes with the Shoemaker’s Apprentice