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Project by ralbuck posted 08-31-2017 06:33 PM 703 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Made from scrap hardwood and then burned with the youngest grandson’s initials.

It is 1/2 inch thick and just a touch over 4” tall.

The pattern is a boot blank that I had previously modified.
The wood-burning is all freehand. Using 2 different points.

It was a fun thing and he loves it.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR





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woodshaver Tony C

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#1 posted 08-31-2017 06:47 PM

It’s always great when you can make a grandchild happy! Nice work ralbuck!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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ZAGREB

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#2 posted 08-31-2017 07:36 PM

I think the greatest pleasure for your granddaughter to fulfill any wish
therefore there are granddads
nice work grandpa

-- bambi

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bushmaster

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#3 posted 08-31-2017 08:04 PM

M.y grand daughter got cowboy boots for a graduation present. Nice boot

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 08-31-2017 08:36 PM

This is a nice looking boot.

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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doubleDD

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#5 posted 09-01-2017 12:23 AM

Cool little boot and the time spent together is priceless. Great family fun.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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crowie

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#6 posted 09-01-2017 05:13 AM

Well done and YES, of course he loves it, it was made with love!!

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

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majuvla

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#7 posted 09-01-2017 05:26 AM

It’s a very good burning wood practice.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Cliff

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#8 posted 09-01-2017 05:34 AM

Nice work Ralph.

Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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rilanda

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#9 posted 09-01-2017 06:50 AM

nice work Ralbuck.

-- Bill, Nottingham. Remember its not waiting for the storm to end, but learning to dance in the rain that counts. If you dont make mistakes, you make nothing at all.

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oldrivers

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#10 posted 09-01-2017 10:21 AM

Good Deed, good work.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#11 posted 09-01-2017 12:00 PM

These boots are made for…............................nice job

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Roman - THE BOOTMAN

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#12 posted 09-01-2017 08:52 PM

I like your writing about fix in fence. I have been on one of those work jobs when I was a kid on my dad’s farm in Manitoba. The other job we had some aversion to was picking’ stones. Dad would get my brothers and me to pick stone off our fields in the hottest days of summer early in they day just as we were getting up from the Friday night dance party. That was wicked and the sun was hot. Thanks for your comments. Roman.

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

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#13 posted 09-01-2017 11:29 PM

Ralbuck , nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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