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Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 06-16-2015 07:22 PM 1484 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I received a commission to carve a lady’s high heel boot. This piece will be a gift to a person who has hiked around the world and is also a classy lady! I added a floral pattern (blackberry motif) using a pyrography tool and high lighted the design with acrylic paint. The stain on the remainder of the boot is ‘gunstock orange’ from min wax.
When hiking with these even the bears turn around to have a good look! Enjoy!

-- Author of POWER CARVING BOOTS & SHOES - Schiffer Publishing. Available online or your favourite bookstore.

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#1 posted 06-16-2015 07:25 PM

Gorgeous, Roman. Lovely colouring.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#2 posted 06-16-2015 08:26 PM

Absolutely beautiful Roman! Before I read the description I thought that it looked like a lady’s boot. What is the overall size of this creation?

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#3 posted 06-16-2015 08:27 PM


-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#4 posted 06-16-2015 09:39 PM

Man you’ve outdone yourself with this one Roman, this is absolutely fabulous, just love your artwork & colouring, your lady will certainly be stepping out in style in this :)

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

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#5 posted 06-16-2015 10:14 PM

Ron, overall size h – 9 inches, heal to toe – 4 1/2 inches

-- Author of POWER CARVING BOOTS & SHOES - Schiffer Publishing. Available online or your favourite bookstore.

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#6 posted 06-16-2015 11:05 PM

Oooh! This lady has small feet!
You really got my attention with this one Roman. It is beautiful.
.... and stylish too. :-)

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese!

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#7 posted 06-17-2015 12:27 AM

Simply Amazing Roman…! I hope the didn’t hike around the world in high heel boots

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#8 posted 06-17-2015 03:15 AM

Very nice.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#9 posted 06-17-2015 09:49 AM

I think it is not easy for any carver. Very beautiful and big carving challenge. Congratulation.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#10 posted 06-17-2015 12:28 PM

Beautiful work.

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

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#11 posted 06-17-2015 12:30 PM

This is a beautiful piece of artwork. I love it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#12 posted 06-17-2015 04:02 PM

Beautiful work. Without a description, it would take someone a bit to figure out this wasn’t leather work.

-- Don, -

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#13 posted 06-20-2015 04:29 PM

WowZa! WowZa! WowZa!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#14 posted 06-20-2015 05:27 PM

very nice work

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