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UPDATE on COWBOY BOOT Project along with some wood whimsy!

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Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 08-08-2018 08:33 PM 656 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello all! Been busy shaping my Amur cherry cowboy boots. Have the outer surface sanded, completed the removal of the inner wood.Have just the sanding and staining of the inner surface and should be able to glue the boot pieces for the final push. Need to craft some pull-up straps to complete the last details. Clear stain should be the finishing touch!

The last three pictures show the completed projects that have been hanging around my shop for a few weeks. Sometimes one needs a break from a long drawn out piece of work to get refreshed and recharged.

Pic 4 Large work boot carved from laminated 1×6 cedar off-cuts. Lots of action with grain and colour left me no comfortable option but to carve in a checker board pattern. The X and O game came to mind. It was not one for my winning. So I cheated by adding extra letters, pic 5.

Pic 6 These two creations are a gift for my 5-ish and 7-ish thinking they’re 15! grand daughters. They’ve been challenging me with their boot sketches and I completed these two shoes with a lot of joy! It will be their job to complete the shoes with a paint job. Heaven help me!!!

Until next time- Roman the Bootman!

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





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GR8HUNTER

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

I would not want to get kicked in the butt with the ones in picture 4 and 6 … very nice job on the cowboy boots … ye haw LOL …. GREAT JOB :<))

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

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#2 posted 08-09-2018 12:11 AM

Really something, Roman

-- Mark

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#3 posted 08-09-2018 04:35 AM

Nice work one and all !!!

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#4 posted 08-09-2018 04:15 PM

Nice as usual.

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

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#5 posted 08-09-2018 08:18 PM

Roman, you did a beautiful job on these boots. They are real eye catchers.

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

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#6 posted 08-12-2018 10:55 PM

You have been busy Roman… Love the cowboy boots!!

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

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