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MINNIE'S DANCING SHOE - maple burl

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Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 03-25-2015 05:36 PM 1139 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Spring has sprung! The birdies are coming from the south and I’m carving up a storm!! or Minnie mouse’s dancing shoe.
A wood turning friend challenged me with an irregular piece of maple burl, the dimensions were awkward to say the least. As I began to handle the wood the first thought was a woman’s dancing shoe, broad toe and moderate heel to allow for some toe tapping and jiving. Who else fit the bill
? but Minnie Mouse!
I kept the burl for a live edge and finished it with a varathane coat. Enjoy!

-- Roman:... These Boots Were Made For 'Talkin'!





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Dutchy

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#1 posted 03-25-2015 07:50 PM

As always a beauty.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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peteg

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#2 posted 03-25-2015 08:14 PM

Great to see you back Roman :)
This looks like a classy designer piece, has a nice clean line added to by mother nature
very nice
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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jaykaypur

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#3 posted 03-25-2015 08:47 PM

Gorgeous. I can see Minnie ” cuttin’ a rug” in a pair of these for sure. Nice job and a challenge well met.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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BigRedKnothead

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#4 posted 03-25-2015 09:18 PM

You’ve got a gift my friend. Nice work.

-- "At the end of the day, try and make it beautiful....because the world is full of ugly." Konrad Sauer

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oldrivers

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#5 posted 03-25-2015 10:43 PM

spectacular, your capitalizing on the natural burl takes it over the grander edge. congrats.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#6 posted 03-29-2015 12:07 AM

Outstanding Roman!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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