Golden Willow - Heel and toe and Away We Go!

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Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 08-31-2011 06:09 AM 1316 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had this piece of golden willow in my wood pile which was too small for a man’s style boot so I went for my favourite style in women’s shoes and that is an open heel and open toe – just enough heel showing to make the foot look interesting and ‘sexy’! Also a lower flat heel for comfort. Enjoy!
The bark of the willow shows it’s gold colour and natural beauty. The unit was power carved and finished with a wipe on poly.

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

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#1 posted 08-31-2011 07:17 PM

Very interesting carving. Now when your wife wants new shoes you can tell her to save her money, you can just make them LOL

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina,

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#2 posted 08-31-2011 09:09 PM

Looks great, Roman! Do you have the other foot for her?

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#3 posted 08-31-2011 11:14 PM

Definately up to your usual standard Roman, another beauty :))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#4 posted 09-01-2011 01:17 AM

Shoo-wee! I think your last incarnation must have been Dutch…. aren’t those the folk with the wooden shoes? Really cool idea and the bark makes it even cooler.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#5 posted 09-01-2011 01:32 AM

Cool. I bet a shoe collector would love this. : ^ )

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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