Boot construction refers to the method used to attach the completed upper to the bottom. Red Wing Shoes uses various construction methods to craft our boots. These methods are determined by how the boot will be used and in what conditions the boot will have to perform. Different construction methods based on the type of work conditions the boot will be exposed to give our boots a step up in the field of premium performance. It is another detail Red Wing Shoes considers when crafting purpose-built footwear.
Some of the most common boot construction methods include: Welt, Cement, Direct Attach and Direct Attach to Welt construction. Refer to the diagrams below for more detailed information about all of our construction method.