Boot repair and Custom Boot Construction in Wisconsin

Repair at Bear Shoe Works

All About Repair at Bear Shoe Works


We’ve been in business for over 100 years.  And over that time a lot has changed.  Today’s work boots, safety boots, and casual footwear are made in a variety of ways not available a century ago.  But here’s what hasn’t changed.  When you have that perfect work boot that fits perfect you want to hang on to it.  And Bear Shoe can help you with your boot repair, shoe repair, and even custom work on your current boots or new ones.


Not only does Bear Shoe Works work on boots, shoes and other footwear, we also work on a variety of other things. Such as, purses, zippers, bags, jackets etc. If you are wondering if we can fix an item you would like fixed please stop in or call us for a free estimate. We have the right machines and expert cobblers that can help you with your repair needs. Please feel free to mail your items to us if you are unable to make it into our store. CLICK HERE to check out our repair page on our website.


Custom Repair

Bear Shoe Works does a lot of custom alterations. For example, if you need a strap lengthened we are usually able to accommodate your needs. Another example of a custom alteration that our repair experts have a lot of experience with is a “build up” or “lift”. This is when one shoe or boot needs to be heighten. We can put a build up or lift in any of the footwear we carry in store and online. But, we also work on footwear we do not carry. If you have any questions about custom repair please feel free to reach out to us and we will be happy to assist you.


If you would like to read more on our repair CLICK HERE. The post is a little more in depth on different repairs. If you still have questions after reading the posts, please call us, 715-718-2212 and on of our expert cobblers will be happy to assist you. We are the northland’s shoe repair experts. Check us out on Instagram – Bear Shoe Works for daily updates on new products and repair.