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Live Edge Amur Cherry Stylized Boot

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Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 07-23-2015 11:53 PM 1250 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello LJers.

Had a slab of Amur Cherry. The piece had open grain on one side and bark on the other side. What to do!!??
So I cut the boot blank length-wise and proceeded to fashion a one-of-a-kind work boot(stylized that is).
I did a slight reveal on the bark edge and finished the smooth side with wipe-on poly. The amber colour just popped out and the Day Lilies are a great compliment.
Enjoy!

Roman

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





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 07-24-2015 12:52 AM

I like

Live edge
Cherry wood
Boots
Lilies

So I must LOVE THIS!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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atouchofoz

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#2 posted 07-24-2015 02:44 AM

It definitely looks like a boot! What a lucky find in skilled hands! ~Suzanne

-- Suzanne, A Touch Of O.Z.

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Bud_3

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#3 posted 07-24-2015 07:36 AM

Perfect match!

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...

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hunter71

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#4 posted 07-24-2015 04:14 PM

Cool piece.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Roger

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#5 posted 08-02-2015 02:12 PM

You are a shoe carving magician.

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

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 08-02-2015 02:17 PM

Wow! This turned out beautifully.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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