The Medieval Shoemaker's Tools


There is very sparse documentation for the tools used by medieval cordwainers.

There are three sorts of sources for figuring out the tools available to the medieval shoemaker.  These are literary, pictoral representations, and archaeology.  So far, these consist of:

Literary:

Pictoral Representations:

Archaeological:


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