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Manitoba Maple - These boots were made for talkin'!

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Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 07-15-2015 03:06 PM 635 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a piece of maple log about 8 inches in diameter and 6 inches in height. What to do???

Too much wood for one boot so I split the log and carved two high tops. I decided to leave the live edge showing the bark as a contrast to the sawn edge. The pattern was free-hand and was a bit tight but I went ahead and carved the pair as shown.

Sanded and finished with wipe on poly, these boots were made for talkin’!

Enjoy!

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





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majuvla

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#1 posted 07-15-2015 04:18 PM

I realy like how folded (curved) parts turned out. Very realistic.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Sam Shakouri

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#2 posted 07-16-2015 01:42 AM

I can hear them talking. They are so proud of their creator.

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

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peteg

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#3 posted 07-16-2015 07:17 AM

Just love these Roman, that lovely maple contrasting with it’s outer bark + the carving on the tongue.
cheers
pete

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

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Roger

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#4 posted 07-16-2015 12:24 PM

Left me speechless.

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

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learnin2do

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#5 posted 07-22-2015 07:32 PM

Even though i don’t always comment when you share your work, it delights me more each post! Your work is inspiring and delightful. I think this is one of my favorites!

-- ~christine @ used2btrees

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