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Woodenshoefactory on the isle land of Marken
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Kets 52, 1156 AX Marken, The Netherlands
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+31 299 601 250
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All reviews clog experience wooden shoes for sale day tour gift shop learn how back home dutch countryside interesting visit entire process sense of humour tour group an amazing experience end product large group on display well worth the stop
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Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

So, it was a very unusual experience to watch wooden shoes being made. They are made of Poplar and machined in a two step process (the outside; then, the inside). And they are always made by copying a sample (the master shoe). Big fun. Check...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Great demo on how the clog shoe is made and great to try on your size as well. Good setting to see the machines work to create this unique shoes. Definitely recommend this quick stop while hopping through town.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Really fun demo of how to make a pair of clogs. The presenter was witty and kept us engaged throughout. Difficult too, as our group was not just English speaking - the explanations went seamlessly through English, Spanish, German. Truly impressive. We were part of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DevaBob
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We watched the gentleman take a block of wood and turn it into a shoe. Although he uses machinery it still takes over 90 minutes to create each pair. Then they are hung for the wood to dry before final sanding and finishing. The shop...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

I believe the person who demonstrated the way of clog making was Bart. He was very nice and very fun to be with. A sessions that takes a few minutes to make a pair of nice clogs!. And of course, after that, it is to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AChee74
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Beautiful clogs made. See how they are made, old machinery and lots of great things to buy as souvenirs of a memorable time in Marken

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank novosoft
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

It’s a nice place to visit to see how they make these kind of shoes 👍🏼 you can buy one at the end if you want ❤️ Try to get the trip from the Tour & Tickets offices

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RashedNageeb
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We went to the clog shop on a tour of the wind mills and the country side. It was fun to watch them make a pair of clogs from a block of wood.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cromgnman
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the clog making demo by Joel. He was entertaining and funny. Nice to learn the history and benefits of wooden clogs.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bkjjk
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

This was interesting and fast. Great entertainment by the shoemaker Small gift shop and there are shoes for purchase Worth the stop

Date of experience: July 2018
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