|According to Stanley
Schuler's "How to Fix Almost Everything," holes in canvas tennis shoes
can be repaired by cutting a small round patch of canvas and coating it
with Devcon Patch glue and applying it to the hole on the outside of
||Rubber torn loose from
"Coat rubber and canvas with Pliobond cement and let dry. Then apply a
second coat of cement to both surfaces and press together when cement
in the sole or sole thin?
"Clean thoroughly with gasoline or benzine. Roughen surface with
sandpaper. Fill with plastic rubber or So-Lo rubber. Let dry 24 hours.
Note: since plastic rubber is black, this repair looks good only on
How To Fix Almost Everything
by Stanley Schuler
Dolphin Books, 1966
you how you can mend, repair, refurbish, and put in running order
almost everything in or around your house - from how to mend a zipper
to how to repair a hole in the gas tank of your car; from how to repair
a broken doll to ways to fix a hole in a fiber-glass boar.