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Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 09-10-2015 04:39 PM 930 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I call this one a geologist’s ‘Cliff Hanger’ work boot. Imagine a hard working geologist prospecting for the mother lode in some mountainous terrain when nature calls and he has to relieve himself. With toes firmly placed over a rock ledge he finds relief! Now that’s a story which may be true.
Found the birch log on a construction site and it was mine for the taking. Birch is a beautiful wood to carve. You will see a large ‘chainsaw’ gash on the left side lace up area. I didn’t want to carve this away so I carved a distraction with the bent toe piece. Somehow it works.
Finished with several coats of wipe-on-poly, I give you ‘The Cliff Hanger’!
Roman – the Bootman!

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





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 09-10-2015 04:41 PM

Roman, this is nicely done. It will make a great conversation piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#2 posted 09-10-2015 07:47 PM

I am still waiting to see a pair of cowboy boots!

Nice work!

-- just rjR

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#3 posted 09-10-2015 08:44 PM

Amazing wood and work…

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#4 posted 09-10-2015 09:26 PM

The live edge sure adds a different dimension Roman, another lovely piece
pete

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

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#5 posted 09-11-2015 01:43 PM

Your carving is beautiful and very interesting. Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#6 posted 09-12-2015 03:38 AM

Another real nice carving!
Now we have one for each foot!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#7 posted 09-13-2015 12:03 PM

That’s awesome Roman!

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

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