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I had to glue many layers of leather together to make the soles.
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I put a 1/4'' thick piece of cork on the heel of the sandals for added comfort, I had to sand it on a belt sander to make it taper appropriately.
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My heavy duty, cast iron, crank action, sewing machine had no problem sewing through the six layers of leather that made up these sandals.
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I used multiple kinds of conditioners, and cleaners to make the upper layer of leather softer, and more durable.

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