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Cobbler for downtown Seattle
Seeking Cobbler for shoe repair shop in downtown Seattle WA. Old Style Shoe Shine-Repair Co founded in 2013. I have a front of the house Shoe Shine Parlor and a back of the house Shoe Repair. With over 1300 Sq ft. In a busy downtown location.

We are in need of a cobbler part time 20 - 30 hours a week. Must have experience with luxury goods, also work boots, dress shoes ,and sneakers. Plus an opportunity to train other cobblers as we grow.

I currently have two apprentices one with 1 plus years experience and the other with 5 years experience in other aspects of shoe repair like sewing and color matches.

I've been in the shoe shine and repair business for 28 years. Using quality products like Saphir products for uppers we also do shoe shine events around the Pacific Northwest and have up to five mobile shoe shine stands. Hourly and commission + bonuses for hitting goals. Insurance and 401k after 90 days.

Please email me at
Posted September 24, 2023

Shoe repair equipment for sale

  • Landis 12 L curved needle $1750
  • S- 850 Stanley Bostictch jack sander $4500
  • American Long Line Finisher $1800
  • Landis 5 in 1 $350
  • Auto Soler Nibber $150
  • Landis Splitter $350
  • Heel Wheel $400
  • Major Shoe Stretcher $$300
  • Gateway Heat Box $300
  • 2 Jack Stands $150 each

Charles -  414-526-1154. Pick up near Milwaukee, WI.
Posted September 24, 2023


Sutton 317 Rapid E Outsole Stitcher, Besser Longhorn Lockstich McKay, Claes 20 on Motorized Stand, Claes 30 on Motorized Stand, Landis K 12 Outsole Sticher, Sutton S 1000 Finisher, Sutton S 750 Finisher, Auto Soler Heat Lamp Bench Machine, Auto Soler two Speed Shine Unit, Auto Soler Boot Heel Wheel, Auto Soler Nosecone 12 Boot Nailer, Auto Soler Comet 10 Shoe Nailer, Model 25 Landis 5 in 1 Cutter Bench Machine, Sutton 296 Chainstich McKay, Auto Soler Magic Grinder Bench Machine, Lavaredo A-40 Swing Arm Shoe Press with Lasts, and Camanit Boot Stretcher (4 total). Also, have plenty of polish and supplies to get started. All equipment is in good serviceable condition and works as it should. Everything is here to start your business. Reach out for details and sale price. Photos available upon request. text Carolyn 513-348-6863 or email at No phone calls please. I will respond to all serious inquiries.
Posted September 6, 2023

Shoe Last Making Shop
The equipment, tools and fixtures for a shop to make (shoe lasts) (wood golf clubs) (gunstocks). A rebuilt and reconditioned Gilman & Sons industrial 3D duplicator that can make right hand and left hand shoe lasts from a single pattern. The finished last can be from 2/3 to 1-1/2 times the length of the pattern while an independent linkage makes the width of the finished last from 2/3 to 1-1/2 times that of the pattern. 18 inch max length. 220 Volt single phase electricals. Lots of pictures. 440-953-8794 Will email you back pictures and more detail. $12,000. I make handmade footwear as a hobby. 440-953-8794 and
Posted September 6, 2023

Best Offer/Going out of Business
My husband passed last month and all shoe repair equipment and supplies must go. We’re located in Cordova TN at 1769 N Germantown Pkwy 38016. This is a great opportunity to take over a shoe repair shop, but if not, we are selling everything. We have A Landis Sutton Finisher, Landis 12 L Aristocrat, Heel Wheels, Auto Solers, Singer Sewing Machines, supplies, etc. Please call me if you would like pictures. You can call me at (901) 299-3883. 
Posted August 18, 2023

EVERYTHING YOU NEED for a Cobbler / Shoe Repair Shop - Startup, Franchise or Upgrade!!
I am selling a FULL SET of matching Stanley-Bostitch equipment! Plus MORE!

Everything that is needed to start a shoe repair or cobbler shop. Sale includes a Master Finisher, Geneva McKay stitcher, Curved Needle Stitcher(a re-cabineted Landis L), Claes Patch machine, Continental-8 Cinderella Nailer, Nose Cone Boot Nailer, Manuel Heel Wheel Nailer, Swingarm Sole Press, 5-in-1, Eyelet press, leather splitter, TacSew Walking Foot Sewing Machine with table(Juki 563 knockoff), Floor Jack with a Full Sets of Anvils(kids, women's and men's), Heat Activator, Fume Buster, Small Chemical Storage Locker, various wood and metal shoe stretchers, a Full Set of Lasts, AND, ALL the Hand Tools needed for repairing and/or making shoes. PLUS, repair materials such as heels, soles, sheet materials, etc.

All equipment is in good serviceable condition and works as it should. Asking price is $35,000 OBRO for the LOT. Pictures can be provided upon request. Equipment can be tested at pickup. NOT piecing out the lot at this time, selling as a lot only.. Asking price is less than HALF of REPLACEMENT VALUE for remanufactured machines.

Please feel free to call or text at 207-356-8199(leave message) or email at
Posted August 3, 2023

Complete Shoe Repair
I have closed shop selling all my equipment and supplies. claes patching machine, hardo swing arm press,2 landis k's, autosoler finisher, boot nailer ,speedmaster 8 nailer, champion 77 mckay, 5in1, heel wheel, hands tools, stretchers, supplies, etc. Everything you need to get started.$11,000. Call or text 757-560-7857 or email
Posted July 28, 2023

Shoe Repair Business for Sale in Beautiful Coronado Island, CA
Shoe repair business for sale in beautiful Coronado, CA. The Coronado Shoe Repair has had the same owner for over 40 years and has a loyal customer base (4.8 rating on Google). This is the ideal location for a shoe repair: the island of Coronado is a tourist destination in San Diego County that has a military (navy) base and a population with a high median income. The business is located on the main strip on Orange Ave. and is across the street from Vons (a popular supermarket). All the equipment you need is included in the business. Call or email if you are interested. Hablo español. 619-435-5535 or
Posted June 20, 2023

Seeking Cobblers for Coblrshop - an online and on-demand repair company
Coblrshop is a female-founded, Boston-based startup on a mission to make repair the first choice over buying new. Our goal is to minimize the environmental impact of the footwear industry, while inspiring a cultural shift that values the care and maintenance of fashion goods.

We are scaling our operations and are in need of a cobbler with an entrepreneurial spirit in either Philadelphia or Boston area.

Must have experience with luxury goods repair, high attention to detail. Opportunity to train other cobblers and become our Chief Shoe Officer as we grow. Generous revenue share model + potential equity in business offered.
Posted June 14, 2023

Baltimore Shoe Repair Seeking Cobbler
Stefan's Leather & Shoe Repair in Baltimore, MD is expanding and is in need of a trained specialist in resoling and shoe rebuilding. Make your own schedule Mon - Fri. Compensation is per repair completed -- so self-motivation, excellent work quality, and efficiency will pay off! Call us at 410-243-6852 x3.
Posted June 14, 2023