You can go a long way in a pair of Danner boots. And since many of our boots can be recrafted by replacing the outsole, reworking the leather and restitching the seams, you can go even further. Our craftsmen and women can provide everything from simple part replacement and leather care to major overhauls.

How to get your boots recrafted

  1. Step 1
    Determine if your boots are eligible

    Danner can only repair boots with stitch-down construction and with leather that has not been damaged, cracked or torn. Please check each of the following items to ensure your boots can be recrafted. If you are still unsure, please contact us.

    • Stitch-down construction
      Figure 1
      Your boots must have stitching around the entire perimeter of the boot sole without any gaps in between.
    • No cracking at welt base
      Figure 2
      During the recrafting process, we remove the stitching around the perimeter of your boot. If the leather shows cracking at the welt base, it is too weak and will not allow us to successfully reattach a new sole.
    • No deep cracks at flex point
      Figure 3
      During the recrafting process, a last (plastic foot mold) is inserted into your boot to restore and maintain the original shape. The pressure will increase the size of the crack and/or hole, leaving the boot unwearable.
    • No holes at eyestay
      Figure 4
      During the recrafting process, a last (plastic foot mold) is inserted into your boot to restore and maintain the original shape. The pressure will increase the size of the crack and/or hole, leaving the boot unwearable.
    • Plenty of welt around sole
      Figure 5
      During the recrafting process, we remove the stitching around the perimeter of your boot. If there is not enough welt we will not be able to reattach a new sole.

  2. Step 2
    Download & complete the order form

    Download the order form below and follow the instructions carefully.

    Download order form
  3. Step 3
    Ship your boots to us

    Place your completed order form and boots in a box and ship them to the address on the order form. Be sure to remove excess mud and dirt to speed up the turnaround time (there will be an additional $10 fee to clean your dirty boots). Also, please remove your laces and any special insoles that you may want to keep. They will be discarded during our check in process.


  4. What happens next?

    When your boots have passed inspection an order will be opened and your credit card will be charged for the full amount (including your state tax liability). Once your boots are complete we’ll ship them back to you. You will be notified via an email, which will include your tracking number.