Untitled mocassins

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Project by Jordan posted 1750 days ago 1807 views 4 times favorited 37 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Newly created out of basswood. I use two tools – a Dremel mototool and a Heavy Duty Dremel no longer available(unfortunately). All simulated beads are handpainted three times with a toothpick. I assume fellow wood workers will accept this patience as the norm rather than insanity.


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#1 posted 1750 days ago

The detail in your work is incredible. I have a lot of respect for your “norm”, but I have to ask. Did you carved a piece of wood to look like a branch?

-- Thuan

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#2 posted 1750 days ago

HI Thuan, thank you for your compliment. The branch and the moccasins are all one piece.


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#3 posted 1750 days ago

That’s fantastic carving work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 1750 days ago

I knew it was carved but I still had to take a double look in case it was just the branch was carved to hold the moccasins… Just amazing.

I completely, totally, 100% – LOVE THIS PIECE.
I am in awe of the skills and vision involved in this and the symbolism and sacredness of it is overwhelming.
THank you!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#5 posted 1750 days ago

extremely well done…. you have some talent there my friend !

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#6 posted 1750 days ago

I was fooled, Awesome detail!

#7 posted 1750 days ago

Unbelievable ! I visited your website and was blown away with your accomplishments.



-- Will trade wife's yarn for tools.

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#8 posted 1750 days ago

Great carving and fantastic detail,well done

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#9 posted 1750 days ago


-- Ain't better or worse than any other woodpecker in the woods.

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#10 posted 1750 days ago

I stand in awe of people like you who have the talent to do this kind of work. Marvelous!

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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#11 posted 1750 days ago


-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#12 posted 1750 days ago

Ditto, Ditto, Ditto—Magnificent!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#13 posted 1750 days ago

There are not enough words to express what an excellent and amazing work of art this is. Your skills are unparalleled. Thank you Thank you Thank you for sharing this wonderful carving with us.

-- Custom furniture

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#14 posted 1750 days ago

Beautifully executed! The carving and the painting techniques are quite exquisite. Very impressive collectable art. I would proudly display such a piece in my collection. I would love to see more close-up detail of your beadwork painting, or better yet the pieces in person. What a wonderful gallery presentation they make.

I also like the concept of having a beautiful American Indian artifact without collecting the actual piece that should be preserved in a museum.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#15 posted 1750 days ago

hard to find words… it’s beautiful

-- Paul , Calfornia

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