Figure Skate Repairs

Some Skate repairs are best left to the manufacturer or even a shoe repair shop to be completed due to the equipment needed to perform the repair. Repairs such as boot relining or complete new heels and soles are best left to the manufacturer or shoe repair shop. The following repairs can be done at […]

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Boot Fittings

The importance of a proper boot fitting shouldn’t be underestimated. It is the first line of defense in making sure that the skater has an enjoyable experience while skating; making it easier for them to not only break in their skates but to also achieve their skating goals within a reasonable amount of time. Geppetto’s […]

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Skate Sharpening

A good blade sharpening begins with the individual sharpening them. Very few rink pro-shops will sharpen freestyle skates because of the time and precision accuracy required to sharpen them. As a result, figure skaters sometimes travel great distances to an outside source to have them sharpened. To be a good skate sharpener requires a keen […]

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Blade Mounting

How often does a skater’s blade come loose during practice or while competing and a blade falls off? Unfortunately, far too many times and always when a skater least expects it. Geppettos’ safe and secure methods for sealing leather soles and heels guarantees that a skater will never need to worry about the blades coming […]

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Boot Taping

  Wide Tape: $16.95 (65 feet to a roll)             Narrow Tape: $14.95 (65 feet to a roll) Let Geppetto’s Skate Shop tape up your skating boots for the next synchro season or competition. Our expert boot taping includes cleaning the boot thoroughly to ensure the tape sticks and stays on […]

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Boot Polishing

No matter how often a skater is on the ice, when competition time arrives, the skater will always be scrambling to make their skates look clean and presentable. So just how does a skater accomplishment this seemingly impossible task within a very short period of time?    Mr. Edge’s Boot Polishing Method White Boots 1. […]

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Heel & Sole Waterproofing

Before any attempt at mounting blades, leather soles, and heels should first be waterproofed. The most commonly used sealant is Sno-Seal. Skaters must keep in mind that leather is not only pliable but very porous and absorbent as well. Sno-Seal, if not applied regularly will not prevent water from eventually soaking into the heels and […]

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