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Quoddy makes beautiful custom shoes and boots in their Maine workshop, completely by hand, and has been doing so for just over 100 years. Oliver Wilkins took his camera through the plant to showcase not only the remarkable talent that goes into making each shoe, but also the people who spend their days over a workbench, making leather into something amazing.

They also have a pretty good QA process: They just wear their own creations until they break, and then fix the weakest link.

If you'd like to buy a pair of their shoes or boots, check out www.quoddy.com.

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