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AMUR CHERRY COWBOY BOOTS- project complete!

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Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 08-14-2018 08:11 PM 1923 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, here is the final posting of my Amur cherry cowboy boot project. It took some doing but I got the boots carved and ready for delivery! YAAAAAAHOOOOO!!!
When you go back to the first post you will see a complicated looking stump of Amur cherry. This pair came from the same stump, with boot blanks cut from opposite sides of the tree. The variation can be attributed to the fact that there were several main branches coming out of this trunk. This shows up in the confusing grain pattern and depth of colour. Since this pair is a wedding gift for a young couple, each will claim their own boot and yet they are a pair.
Thanks for your support and welcome comments!

As always, Roman the Bootman!

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





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Rick S.

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#1 posted 08-14-2018 08:26 PM

Very Nice Indeed & Well Done Roman!

-- It is not necessary for Some People to turn OFF the LIGHT to be IN the DARK!

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Druid

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#2 posted 08-14-2018 08:29 PM

Getting better all the time Roman. They should love them. :)

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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hookfoot

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#3 posted 08-14-2018 11:13 PM

Beautiful.

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Mark Wilson

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#4 posted 08-15-2018 02:29 AM

Top shelf, Roman. Some of your best yet, IMHO.

-- Mark

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ralbuck

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#5 posted 08-15-2018 03:26 AM

Great looking boots! I just bought a new pair last week that are not EVEN CLOSE to as pretty as those are!

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

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bushmaster

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#6 posted 08-15-2018 05:07 AM

Ou Aa that one beautiful pair of boots, the grain and color is outstanding.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 08-15-2018 05:54 PM

This is a fantastic pair of boots and done so nicely.

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

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mcoyfrog

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#8 posted 08-15-2018 06:11 PM

Great work

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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Dennis Zongker

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#9 posted 08-15-2018 06:19 PM

Sweet looking boots!

-- Dennis Zongker

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awsum55

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#10 posted 08-17-2018 05:22 PM

You are amazing! I just can’t believe how perfect these came out. The couple will be blown away when they see them.

-- John D, OP, KS

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Sasha

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#11 posted 08-25-2018 04:30 PM

WOW, Let me try it on and do not long to wear.
I’ll be the first guy in the village.

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

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