Untitled mocassins

  • Advertise with us
Project by Jordan posted 11-05-2009 09:33 AM 2216 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.


37 comments so far

View Thuan's profile


203 posts in 3747 days

#1 posted 11-05-2009 09:42 AM

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

View Jordan's profile


1400 posts in 3053 days

#2 posted 11-05-2009 09:46 AM

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


View woodworm's profile


14457 posts in 3519 days

#3 posted 11-05-2009 11:36 AM

That’s fantastic carving work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

View MsDebbieP's profile


18615 posts in 4089 days

#4 posted 11-05-2009 11:55 AM

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 (

View toyguy's profile


1630 posts in 3766 days

#5 posted 11-05-2009 01:52 PM

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

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

View RobinM's profile


16 posts in 3065 days

#6 posted 11-05-2009 02:04 PM

I was fooled, Awesome detail!

View Don Butler's profile

Don Butler

1092 posts in 3324 days

#7 posted 11-05-2009 02:18 PM

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



-- No trees were damaged in posting this message, but thousands of electrons were seriously inconvenienced.

View peruturner's profile


317 posts in 3291 days

#8 posted 11-05-2009 03:25 PM

Great carving and fantastic detail,well done

View EzJack's profile


456 posts in 3099 days

#9 posted 11-05-2009 04:22 PM


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

View rowdy's profile


375 posts in 3371 days

#10 posted 11-05-2009 04:27 PM

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

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

View Moron's profile


5032 posts in 3822 days

#11 posted 11-05-2009 04:29 PM


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

View lew's profile


11982 posts in 3684 days

#12 posted 11-05-2009 05:04 PM

Ditto, Ditto, Ditto—Magnificent!!

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

View a1Jim's profile


117027 posts in 3506 days

#13 posted 11-05-2009 05:46 PM

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.

-- wood crafting & classes

View mmh's profile


3676 posts in 3651 days

#14 posted 11-05-2009 06:14 PM

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

View whitedog's profile


652 posts in 3386 days

#15 posted 11-05-2009 06:30 PM

hard to find words… it’s beautiful

-- Paul , Calfornia

showing 1 through 15 of 37 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics