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Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 01-02-2017 06:41 PM 705 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another unfinished project just got finished! These are my jive shoes and I go back to my High School days and the good times I had at our school sock hops. That was in the days of Elvis and when his ‘Blue Suede Shoes’ came up on the record player, the skirts would fly and our bottoms would gyrate that even a Chiropractor would grimace.
This boot is dedicated to all the girls that taught me how to dance! Oh, what memories!


Well, it’s one for the money, two for the show, three to get ready, now go cat go…...... Just don’t you , step on my blue suede shoes….... AAAAAHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!

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

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#1 posted 01-02-2017 06:51 PM

Nice loafer, but you forgot the penny slot. LOL

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#2 posted 01-02-2017 07:18 PM

You are really smoking when it comes to finishing and posting projects, I wondered what you where eating but maybe its what you a smoking. Nice shoe and work.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#3 posted 01-02-2017 08:12 PM

This is a wonderful shoe.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#4 posted 01-02-2017 08:20 PM

A great departure with this one Roman, Aaahhh the memories, well greased DA hairdos, turned up ‘cool” collars, the girls with their multi petticoats to swirl while rock n rollin, boy we really did have the best of it late 50’s / 60’s
great post

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#5 posted 01-02-2017 08:39 PM

Top shoe Roman and yes I had a pair….

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

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#6 posted 01-02-2017 09:24 PM

Very good as Always and it is different too boot.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#7 posted 01-02-2017 09:34 PM

Pretty soon you are going to have to build shoe racks to store all of them!

Nicely done!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#8 posted 01-02-2017 10:35 PM

A different pace from work boots …. I simply love your blue suede shoes Roman …. GREAT JOB :<)



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#9 posted 01-03-2017 05:21 AM

And don’t forget the pack of smokes that were held in place with our rolled up t-shirt shirt sleeve. Sure were some pretty girls back then. Now I’m going to be thinking of those time for the rest of the week

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#10 posted 01-03-2017 01:37 PM

The one and only King:

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

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