Hearth & Trammel

Made in Brooklyn: The Shoemaker

Frank Catalfumo is a 91 year old shoemaker and repairer in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. He first opened the doors to F&C Shoes in 1945 and continues to work five days a week alongside his son Michael. If you're ever in the area, make sure to stop by the shop and listen to one of Frank's amazing stories about life in Brooklyn back in the day.

View the photo gallery here: dustincohen.com/STORIES/THE-SHOEMAKER/thumbs/

Directed by Dustin Cohen, Filmed by Dustin Cohen and Michael Hurley, Edited by Bill Kemmler, Color Grading by Simon Biswas.

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Hearth & Trammel

Wesley Mitchell

A respite from the supercharged, electrified, mass produced world. Some of the best ideas in the world are some of the oldest and newer is not always better. Slow down and enjoy a little inspiration on all things original, antique, unique and handmade.

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