THE SECOND PART.
The Art of cutting Boots and Shoes
PREVIOUS to my entering on this subject, I take it for granted that the young pupil is in possession of every necessary implement for the work, and that he has acquired a free and an easy use of the half-round knife; but if not, I would have him without delay obtain it, for, without it, it is impossible to cut with ease, freedom and dispatch.
In the first place we will begin with the
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