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June 10, 2011, 11:23 a.m.
through the window of a shoe repair shop

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A resole from Resole America

Every good dad has a favorite pair of shoes or boots that invariably gets worn to the midsole after a few years. A good resole from a company like Resole America can extend the life of your dad's favorite pair of footwear by another three or four years (until the next resole that is). Resole America is a small company headquartered in Virginia that takes shoes seriously. Click over to see what kinds of shoes they work on, but here are a few examples: Birkenstock resoles will run you $35, Rockports are $50, leather-soled shoes are $55 and work boots are $60.