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MsDebbieP writes: I’m not going to compare.. I’m not going to compare” ..... I have blogged the journey of carving this shoe and in summary: this has been an empowering journey and I am very proud to have met the challenge and followed it through to completion. And I have a shoe that looks like a shoe! Thank you, Jordan, for being a great teacher and mentor. I am honoured to be one of your students.

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com





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misslolly

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#1 posted 11-12-2010 09:58 AM

Give yourself a pat on the back

-- wishIstillhadaclydesdaleinmyfrontyard

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 11-12-2010 01:33 PM

Ms Debbie – you did a fantastic job! I can’t believe how nice it turned out! I think you deserve a big ((HUG)) from everyone here! You really do inspire me to finish mine. Congratulations!

Sheila :D

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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David Craig

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#3 posted 11-12-2010 02:21 PM

I concur with the others Debbie, this came out very nice. Congratulations on your accomplishment and for demonstrating what rewards are there if you push through our doubt and insecurities.

David

-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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hairy

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#4 posted 11-12-2010 03:24 PM

Good job, Debbie! Nice details. You have something to be proud of.

-- the last of Barret's Privateers...

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MsDebbieP

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#5 posted 11-12-2010 03:35 PM

thanks everyone.

the biggest thrill is that I can say “I finished it” and didn’t give up.
I did enjoy the carving part, removing the wood to uncover a shoe :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Mark Shymanski

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#6 posted 11-12-2010 03:38 PM

Well done! The laces look great, glad to see you overcame that hurdel!!!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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Jimthecarver

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#7 posted 11-12-2010 03:45 PM

Wow!
You really did it….. I have to say I am very impressed.
Great job MsDebbie

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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sras

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#8 posted 11-12-2010 04:01 PM

Nice job on the coloring! Looks just like a worn shoe. Congrats on your first shoe!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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MsDebbieP

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#9 posted 11-12-2010 04:11 PM

thanks :)
“first” shoe .. hmmmm I wonder

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Karson

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#10 posted 11-12-2010 04:14 PM

MsDebbie: A great job. Your woodworking skills have really improved from painted walnut. LOL

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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MsDebbieP

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#11 posted 11-12-2010 04:16 PM

if I’d used walnut for this – I wouldn’t have had to paint it. probably would have looked better :)
of course, carving it would have been FAR more difficult!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Bearpie

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#12 posted 11-12-2010 04:18 PM

You passed with flying colors and get a big gold star on your forehead! After this project you can now leap tall buildings in a single bound! You did fine and I am proud of everyone’s shoe!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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Billinmich

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#13 posted 11-12-2010 04:37 PM

Looks like a shoe MsDebbie,I couldn’t wait to see your shoe with all the teasing you were giving us thru out the challenge(like your shoe picture under a blanket)

-- Bill in Mich

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JJohnston

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#14 posted 11-12-2010 04:54 PM

Looks great! Don’t think it may not be “good enough” – look how few LJs did one at all!

-- "Sorry I'm late. Somebody tampered with my brakes." "You should have been early, then."

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mpounders

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#15 posted 11-12-2010 04:57 PM

It looks great! This was not what I would have considered as an easy project….but it turned out good. I like the paint job also. It looks like a suede leather shoe that has been on a few walks! The little white stitches add that extra little realism.

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com

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