Do we tap the shoes?
We will tap any shoe purchased through us. We’ll even tap your shoes for a small additional fee.
What kind of taps can I choose from?
These are our several kinds:
- Teletone taps (traditional)
- Teletone 2 (Rayow taps) (tunable)
- Super Taps (traditional)
- Steven’s Stompers or Buck taps (clogging)
- Staccato taps (jungle)
Can I add rubber behind my taps?
Definitely. You even have choices of rubber.
- Black medium galosh rubber (works best behind tap because it’s the perfect thickness)
- Dance soling (also comes in tan) half rubber piece
Can I put full rubber on a character style shoe?
Sure. Again you can use the thicker black medium galosh rubber or the thinner, more flexible dance soling. Dance soling comes in black or tan.
Can I have a leather build up added to my tap shoes?
Yes. These are referred to as half soles (even though they cover the whole sole) and heels. They can be purchased separately if you want to build just the sole or just the heel.
Can I add taps and rubber to a built up shoe?
Definitely. We can even build up shoes that have already been worn… they don’t need to be brand new.
What is a metatarsal bar?
It is a strip of leather added to the shoe behind the tap that is designed to support the metatarsal bones in the foot. You’ll definitely feel the difference in the comfort of your tap shoe.
Can you fix rips in the leather of my shoes or reattach a loose sole?
We’ll sure try. We can do some pretty unbelievable repairs but we can’t work miracles!
Do you sell shoe dye?
Yes, we sell a complete line of shoe dye for leather, vinyl and satin shoes.