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Ah yes, Mondays, my day to catch up on photos and see what the jocks are up to. Well, here they are and to tell you the truth, I’m glad to be finished with them and onto something else!!! I hate doing two things of similar shape so as there is only one pair of boots, I’m past the mundane. The next project for this mantle will be a full sized fringe jacket hanging on carved antlers which will hang beside the mantle and the antlers will actually hide the light bulb to create a special ambience to show off the fireplace mantle.
Take care guys(and gals) and thanks so much for the suggestions, resources and general support that you have provided me with.

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com





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Ger21

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#1 posted 1637 days ago

Really amazing work. I hope we get to see the finished mantle.

-- Gerry, http://home.comcast.net/~cncwoodworker/CNC_Woodworker.html

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MsDebbieP

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#2 posted 1637 days ago

you even put marks on the “tongue” where the laces have sat when done up?? !!!

and I’m sure these mukluks are lined with sheep’s wool.

Another extraordinary project.
I did smile at the “mundane” comment. ha!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Rj

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#3 posted 1637 days ago

Oh My gosh Jordan I can’t believe the outstanding work you turn out!! I’m in awe this is jaw dropping .

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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David Craig

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#4 posted 1637 days ago

Jordan,

You would make a real pair of mukluks look fake…

David

-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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MsDebbieP

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#5 posted 1637 days ago

18 days ago you posted the wood glue-up.
18 days. That’s it?

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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DaleM

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#6 posted 1637 days ago

I think I’ll take a pair in size 10 1/2. Man, these things look real. The “leather” even looks soft and broken in. How far down did you hollow these out? You are definitely one of the most prolific carvers I’ve ever encountered. Oh, and one of the best too no doubt. You had just posted the blocks of wood with the rough drawing of what you were going to carve, then here they are. I’ve been thinking about carving some hands and have finally found the right piece of wood, in about the same amount of time you carved your glove and these mukluks.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

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majeagle1

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#7 posted 1637 days ago

How about a double “WOW”.................... c’mon now, show us the “carving” now instead of the real pair of mukluks !!!!!

These are REAL, aren’t they??? LOL

Just a superb and fantastic piece of work…................ you are the master !

Can’t wait to see the mantle !

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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Thor

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#8 posted 1637 days ago

wow….I really enjoyed looking through your web pages as well. You have accomplished some wonderful carvings with astounding effects.

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CharlieM1958

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#9 posted 1637 days ago

Super realistic. This kind of talent amazes me!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Kindlingmaker

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#10 posted 1637 days ago

Another exordinary sculpture! I am sitting here just going WOW…

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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MsDebbieP

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#11 posted 1637 days ago

ha – I just noticed that Google’s ads for this page are mukluks…. they look like they are carved pieces of art by “you know who” :D

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Loucarb

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#12 posted 1637 days ago

Incredible art work. Very realistic. Y

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hunter71

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#13 posted 1637 days ago

One word, great!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Thos. Angle

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#14 posted 1637 days ago

WOW!!!!!!

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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a1Jim

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#15 posted 1637 days ago

A wonder to behold fantastic carving.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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