THE FRONT TOE WEIGHT shoe is one of 12 shoes involved in the Mustad Specialty Forging contest at the American Farrier’s Association convention in Ontario, Calif., February 22 to 25, 2000.

The front toe weight shoe is made from 13- by 3/8- by 1-inch stock. It has a set down bar and brazed jar calks, toe scooped and rolled. It is punched for one pad, eight #6 City nails and uses 1/4-inch round stock for jar calks made during the class.

The following are step-by-step instructions on making the front toe weight shoe.