Trade Blanket

Barter for shoemaking classes and custom-made shoes

I like to barter… BUT! I do have bills to pay and am happy to be paid for my services. I will only consider bartering for things I really want and need!

Are you a…

  • nanny? daycare for my 5 year old daughter…
  • skilled carpenter? i have various projects around the house including kitchen remodel, backyard tree house remodel, benches to build…
  • hot tub! I neeeeeed a hot tub for my back porch… have a nice one you want to be rid of, or a line on a new one? I’m interested!
  • skilled plumber? kitchen remodel, outdoor project sink…
  • pro photographer/videographer?
  • bee keeper? i love 5 gallon buckets of honey!
  • run a csa? we all gotta eat! i love vegetables and fruit…
  • experienced blacksmith tool maker? i’m looking for someone who can collaborate with me on a few tools including skiving blades and awls…

I’d also be happy to trade for…

  • real maple syrup…
  • screen printing services (t-shirts mostly)
  • tools for trade? hand woodworking tools, shoe making tools, a plainer, a better drill press and table saw, sewing machines…
  • acreage! land…
  • massage, acupuncture, reflexology…
  • bark-tanned leather!
  • wood stove installation
  • intern/apprentice
  • retail location in portland for classes and future shoemaking school.
  • a sprinter or large cargo van for conversion into a mobile shoemaking school!

Use the contact page to get in touch.