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Full-sized, Western-style Cedar Boots - wood source, hydro post!

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Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 12-21-2017 05:07 PM 1888 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was asked to carve a full-sized cowboy boot. The hydro post my client provided was quite substantial but I feared that a man’s boot would have too much toe wood and my diameter of the post was limited.
So I got my wife’s boots and made a pattern. She purchased these beautiful pony leather boots at Cheyenne, Wyoming over 20 years ago. The pattern just fit the log diameter and the carving began.
Natural finish with mahogany wood used for the pull up straps.
Enjoy!
Roman, the BOOTMAN!

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





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cmmyakman

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#1 posted 12-21-2017 05:36 PM

Wow! They look like real boots.

-- You can't fail if you don't give up.

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 12-21-2017 11:42 PM

F A N T A S T I C !

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

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#3 posted 12-22-2017 05:04 AM

Very well done.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#4 posted 12-22-2017 10:49 AM

Outstanding…..

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majuvla

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#5 posted 12-22-2017 12:50 PM

Wow! Those look like I just want to try them.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Dennis Zongker

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#6 posted 12-22-2017 01:15 PM

Very Nice Boots, Great job Bootman!

-- Dennis Zongker

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 12-22-2017 01:59 PM

Roman, this is beautiful work and they look like real leather boots. The quality is outstanding.

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

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

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Oaker

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#8 posted 12-22-2017 02:29 PM

Great work.

-- Larry - Illinois

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crowie

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#9 posted 12-30-2017 08:03 AM

Now they are s superb pair of cowboy boots sir….

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

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