It is hollow for some treats! I added a bit of tissue paper inside mine to stop anything falling into the toe area.
The edges are highlighted using Walnut stain distress ink, to help give it a more leathery look!
The laces are made with twine, which is threaded through eyelets. Below is a very sped up video showing the whole process of putting the boot together. It took hours of work, but it was very satisfying seeing the finished result
Check back this this time next week for my wooden into metal, steampunk box tutorial.
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