A must have for people who wear boots

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Project by JSB posted 114 days ago 801 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This thing will get used a LOT at my home. I always called these things the foot-stepper-on-er-boot-taker-off-er thingy. It took me forever to figure out it is called a boot jack. Anyone who wears boots daily knows how much a pain in the butt they can be to remove. It’s not just for boot people though. I have a not-so-friendly back so reducing the time under tension of me struggling to take my boots off is great!

Anyone can make one with two feet of 1×6. For those who are interested here is a quick, fun video covering the build:

Have a great week folks!

-- Jay - or

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#1 posted 114 days ago

Just the shot for putting the boot into!!

-- Regards Robert

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#2 posted 114 days ago

Awesome boot jack. As someone who wears cowboy boots everyday this has been on my todo list for a while.

-- David

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#3 posted 113 days ago

My dad made me one of these when I was a kid, its a bit marred and used now 30 some years later but it still works just fine.

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#4 posted 113 days ago

I need one of those, I’d be afraid it’d break from my weight

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#5 posted 113 days ago

Yep, without a doubt. The older I get, the harder it is to bend over and put me boots on and off… lol

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#6 posted 113 days ago

It’s a nice practical project. Good work. However, I’m going to give Redwing boots a plug. I’ve been wearing them for a long while now and I think they are easy to put on, easy to take off, and easy to wear. I even wear the ones with a steel toe and they hardly even require any break in. I generally wear my boots 7 days a week and prefer them to any other shoes that I own.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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