Red Wing was founded in 1905 by Charles Beckman in Red Wing, Minnesota. Mr. Beckman saw a need for shoes specifically designed for the demanding work of the local industries such as mining, logging, and farming. His aim was to make hardwearing durable footwear, that was also comfortable to wear.
The Blacksmith is descended from a boot that was worn in farm fields and workshops by day and shined-up to go out at night. The 6-inch boot originally protected feet and ankles from hot cinders at the forge, and today it locks out dirt in the summer and snow in the winter. True to its roots, the Blacksmith blends construction and materials that create both rugged durability and handsome styling. Premium Red Wing Leather, a three-quarter Goodyear welt, and Puritan triple stitch sit on a Vibram® 430 Mini-lug outsole that provides trustworthy all-season traction
- Premium Red Wing Leather
- Made in the USA
- Vibram® 430 Mini-lug outsole
- Dark Gun metal eyelets and hooks
- Goodyear welt construction
- Puritan triple stitched quality