How Do I Replace the Heel on a Pair of Boots?

I bought a great pair of boots at a thrift store. They do not have the heel pad on the bottom (just open). There is no shoe repair shop around. How can I do this myself? What materials would I use? Thanks!

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By DeeDee from Linville, NC

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June 12, 20110 found this helpful

You can order taps or tips on line for boots, Here is a picture of some of them. http://www.amazon.com/Pair-Heel-Plates-Repair-Large/dp/

There is a glue called shoe Goo. I hope this helps. Here is a link on how to use Shoe Goo and what it is made of. http://www.ehow.com/how_2074221_use-shoe-goo.html

The tips might be more expensive than going to a cobbler. :)

Good luck on your shoes!?tag=thrif06-20

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