Advice 1: How to glue a sole

If your favorite shoes or boots were detached from the sole, you can fix them yourself. Having at hand the necessary materials to do so is not difficult. Importantly, just follow the instructions. Then shoes will last you even one season.
How to glue a sole
You will need
  • - pure gasoline;
  • glue 88Н;
  • - needle files;
  • - soldering iron;
  • - dratwa;
  • - awl;
  • - boot hook;
  • - prevention.
Before beginning repairs, find out what made sole. Usually it is rubber or polyurethane. If the rubber sole, clean it of dirt and thoroughly degrease using pure gasoline. Then apply glue 88Н and wait until it dries. It usually takes 10-15 minutes. Stuff the shoes with newspaper or any thick paper. Place it under the press for 8-10 hours.
If the sole is made of polyurethane, clean the place of adhesion of dirt and degrease with clean gasoline. Take a flat needle file and gently scratch the painted layer of the skin. Degrease again the repaired surface. Using a heated soldering iron, you can spread small pieces of butter (cut from the soles of old) on the skin in a place that is in need of repair. Squeeze the sole and the upper part of the Shoe in a place of bonding and swipe between them with the soldering iron. Keep in mind that repairing this type of soles take a bit of practice. Accurately maintain the pressure between the sole and the upper part of the Shoe and watch the temperature of the soldering iron. The device should be warmed up much.
If the sole has peeled off of the setting on the shoes edge, it can be repaired another way. Clean the damaged area from contamination and degrease with clean gasoline. Apply on the soles and on the upper skin in place repair glue 88Н. After 10-15 minutes of struggling to press the sole to the top. Take dratwa (durable twisted linen thread), grated shoemaker's pitch. With the awl and a special Shoe hook sew the soles to the uppers. Remember that the seam should be at a distance of 4-5mm from the top edge of the sole.
If sole there was a small crack, and she began to come off, you will need glue 88Н and forward (prevention). Clean the damaged area and degrease it with a clean gasoline. Apply glue to the sole and on prevention. After 15 minutes, stick a reel on the soles and put under the press for 8-10 hours.

Advice 2: How to repair the soles of shoes

Of all component parts of the Shoe most likely to damage and wear prone to sole. Method of repair depends entirely on what material it is made and how is attached to the top of the Shoe.
How to repair the soles of shoes
You will need
  • - Gasoline
  • glue 88Н
  • Shoe spokes
  • - dratwa
  • Shoe options
  • Shoe rasp
  • pieces of polyurethane
The place where the departed polyurethane sole, clean from dust and dirt and degrease with gasoline. Then at the same location, remove the flat needle files painted a layer of skin, and again perform degreasing. Heat the electric soldering and gluing on the skin and smooth cut from the soles of old pieces of polyurethane. Squeeze the top of the Shoe and sole , and hold them heated part of the device for a burning out, treat the area of bonding. While zaglubljaja heated element to postilki. It is important to precisely follow the temperature of the heating device and the pressure between the top and sole, which will require a certain skill.
If the edge is overlaid with polyurethane soles up, on the cleared and fat-free area, apply a layer of glue. Then soak 15 minutes, squeeze the sole to the top of shoes and sew grated Shoe pitch stitch. The seam must go to a distance of 5 mm from the top edge. If unstuck sole – rubber, skim the repair, apply the glue and after 15 minutes of drying pressure-tested shoes.
If the rubber sole is drifted, it is necessary to align the Shoe rasp and degreased gasoline. Also degrease the soles of finely porous rubber. Cover the trail and the sole of a thin layer of glue and, after 10 minutes, glue the way forward. Acting for the sole edge of the track cut away with a knife, align the rasp and smoothen the abrasive cloth.
To repair the leather solesneed sole of similar material. Place the sole on a metal surface such as iron or an iron anvil, with flesh side up. A heavy mallet with a large bacom, emboss it, starting from the middle. Place embossed soles on the soles and at the time we secure it with a couple of nails. Cut the edge and sew, pre-cut by one-third the thickness of the groove in which the seam will be hidden. Sew a sole using a Shoe needle stitch, grated shoemaker's pitch. After sewing it over the slot with glue and hammer to close it.
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