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Oiling Your BootsUpdated 12 days ago

We recommend you oil your boots before wearing them and about once a month thereafter. However, if you've just received your boots, make sure you are comfortable with the fit and feel before oiling as doing so will nullify your ability to return or exchange your order. This periodic oiling should be determined "to the touch," so if your fingers feel oily after touching the leather, stop oiling. If they feel dry, you probably need to oil.

Remember that over-oiling causes the boots to rot, and under-oiling causes them to feel papery and crack; find a balance. It's real animal skin, like lotion on your hands. You'll be able to feel what is right.

Use a quality boot oil and follow our How To Oil video for some tips 

Do NOT oil the hardware/sole/heel stack or dry boots by the fire overnight. This could cause them to dry out and crack.  

Optional Weatherproofing

Your boots are water resistant because of the oil-tanned leather we use and their waterproof construction. Check out our full video explanation here. They can be further waterproofed using our Leather Preservative and waterproofing spray. 

** To keep our prices stable and competitive, we no longer include a free bottle of boot oil with purchases. **

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