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MOM and POP! Birch wood dancers!

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Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 03-17-2018 08:16 PM 749 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had a short log of birch about 10 inches in diameter. Splitting it roughly in half, two blanks provided me enough wood for the Mom and Pop dancers. Birch is a nice wood to work with but I did have a few splits that show up on the toe of the man’s boot.
Finished with spray on varnish.
Let’s go dancin’!

Roman, the Bootman!

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





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 03-17-2018 08:41 PM

Nice boots.

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

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GR8HUNTER

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#2 posted 03-17-2018 09:02 PM

I see Mr.Roman is still at it …keep em coming sir ..i do enjoy looking at these …GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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crowie

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#3 posted 03-17-2018 09:58 PM

Those boot nearly look like they have a couple of old faces….

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

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Dutchy

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#4 posted 03-17-2018 10:32 PM

As always different as the ones before but recognizable as real Romans. Well done.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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#5 posted 03-17-2018 11:18 PM

Always enjoy seeing your boots. Nice work once again.

-- Calgary Bill

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htl

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#6 posted 03-18-2018 12:05 AM

Wow so nice!!!
Stain them black and you’d think they were real well used boots.

-- Learn More About Making Wooden Models. An Index Of My Model making Blogs. http://lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/116729

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oldrivers

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#7 posted 03-18-2018 12:55 AM

A fine pair of shoes.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#8 posted 03-18-2018 02:29 AM

I don’t know how you do it. Love looking at your boots. Keep sending pics.

-- MEL, Kansas

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#9 posted 03-18-2018 12:03 PM

Just amazing

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Tennessee

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#10 posted 03-18-2018 12:08 PM

Just outstanding. I think they actually look better with the splits you refer to.

-- Tsunami Guitars and Custom Woodworking, Cleveland, TN

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TZH

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#11 posted 03-18-2018 01:41 PM

What size are they (asking for a friend in need of some shoes)?

Seriously, though, those are some very nice pieces of art. You never cease to amaze me how your boot projects keep coming so soon one after the other. The intricacies involved with carving and shaping should be taking you a whole lot more time (based on how quickly I do things, of course).

TZH

-- Where The Spirit In Wood Lives On

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#12 posted 03-18-2018 06:43 PM

Love the boots.

-- Poppy's Woodchips - I don't need therapy. I need my workshop.

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#13 posted 03-19-2018 12:30 AM

nice set, have a great day.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#14 posted 03-25-2018 05:41 PM

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....

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