Rubber Toe Cap

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#1 Arreaux on 10 months ago

Hey everyone I'm trying to cover the cap of an eva sneaker I am making but I'm not sure how I need to do it would 1/16 neoprene rubber (not fabric) work or is there something else someone could recommend

#2 Penlowe on 10 months ago

You are making whole shoes out of EVA foam? Are they going to be worn?
That sounds challenging.

You asked is a material would work, but unless we know [U]how you intend to use it[/U], we can't really answer.

#3 Dictamnus Albus on 10 months ago

are you capping a toe like this [url]http://www.takkens.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/m/9/m9160.jpg[/url]
white pad on toe upper

or like this [url]https://product-images.therealreal.com/GIU34329_2_enlarged.jpg[/url]
"gold" hard toe cap (decorative, possible stub protection, no safety)

and what effect, and properties are you hoping for?
apearance, scuff shield, form of protection etc

also not sure how well eva will hold up as a shoe, (meaning wearing it around)
probably fine as a costume piece though

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