What was this used for..???

Discussion in 'Tools' started by Sam_THE_man, Feb 24, 2022.

  1. Sam_THE_man

    Sam_THE_man New Member

    Found this in garbage pile few years back wonderin what it is and what it was used for im thinkin its some sort of tool.. Im thinkin for shoe repair could be prosthetic leg for all i know lol never seen anything like it before, any ideas welcome...

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  2. bluumz

    bluumz Quite Busy

    Cobbler shoe form/mold, used to be for shoe-making.
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  3. Sam_THE_man

    Sam_THE_man New Member

    Awesome thanks for reply.

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  4. It’s called a “shoe anvil”.
  5. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    and it's upside down...:p
  6. 2manybooks

    2manybooks Well-Known Member

    Yes. A shoe anvil is used to support a shoe when nailing on the sole, and for other repairs. It is not a "last", which is shaped more like a foot and used when forming the soft leather of a shoe. Lasts are usually made of wood.
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