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Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 07-25-2016 09:20 PM 1093 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had this small bit of maple wood from which I carved a small boot with a live edge. It sat on my to-do-shelf for over a year until I got the courage to add some scales with my burning tool and enhanced it with a touch of paint to give it more ‘bite’! The scale pattern turned out not too bad and with the addition of a hideous mouth and staring eyes the ASP came into existence. And the rest you all know is history!

Enjoy the frivolity or shall I say ‘wood whimsy’!

Roman the Bootman!

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

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#1 posted 07-25-2016 09:31 PM

another GREAT looking boot ….....and Story from TheBootMan …......... GREAT JOB

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#2 posted 07-25-2016 09:32 PM

Scaling up your efforts, Roman.

-- Mark

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#3 posted 07-25-2016 10:51 PM

Roman, that’s a real kick asp boot!

-- Art

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#4 posted 07-26-2016 07:54 AM

It’s a real snake if you ask me-incredible!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 07-26-2016 11:27 AM

This is just crazy cool! The colors are amazing

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#6 posted 07-26-2016 02:42 PM


-- Floyd - Harrison Arkansas

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#7 posted 07-27-2016 10:27 AM

Great job!!

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