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THE SHOE TREE - Long in coming but here forever!

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Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 10-29-2016 11:41 PM 646 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Welcome to my living room. Here it is! Finally as promised the SHOE TREE!
Carved from a 40 inch long spruce log which I salvaged from a fire pit, seven boots are the family of this tree.
It is a family coming from one log but the elements are as diverse as any family on this planet. The bottom two boots are Poppa and Momma with five kids each going in their own direction but as expected one has to be awkward and chose to go in another direction. Typical of a family tree.
The base is sappelle enclosing a steel shaft to hold the tree aloft.
Hope my living room with pictures, LPs. CDs, etc., etc. did not distract you too much. But I am pleased to share my home with you.
Enjoy!
Roman the Bootman!

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





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SteveMI

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#1 posted 10-30-2016 01:45 AM

Wow. Family history in a log. That is a conversation piece.

Steve.

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KenWJ

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#2 posted 10-30-2016 03:59 AM

Great Carve Roman. Great idea, a Walking Tree

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muesli

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#3 posted 10-30-2016 08:40 AM

Roman, each and every carving you made is so awesome! Very hard to find the right words.

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#4 posted 10-30-2016 11:25 AM

Roman, that’s too wonderful for words.

-- Mark

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bushmaster

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#5 posted 10-30-2016 02:30 PM

I feel very privileged to see this project not that many days ago when I I was invited into your home. Hope to try making a boot once I get the shop back in order and things are finished getting ready for winter. Just finished getting the lathe moved in.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 10-30-2016 06:21 PM

This project turned out nicely.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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ralbuck

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#7 posted 10-30-2016 06:32 PM

It is way past my skill and patience levels.. Nice family work of art!

-- just rjR

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Sasha

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#8 posted 10-30-2016 06:43 PM

Fabulously…...

-- Ganchik Sasha

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crowie

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#9 posted 10-30-2016 08:10 PM

That is amazing sir…
If I may Roman request some individual photos of the boots on the tree please…

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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Roger

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#10 posted 10-31-2016 08:24 PM

Could be french: “boo-tree”? Good one’s Roman

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

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