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Project by Roman Hrytsak posted 07-05-2012 04:04 PM 1118 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another ‘Roman technique’ western style boot. Did a bit of fancy reveal and texture work followed by some gunstock orange stain and brown leather dye. Sealed with Shellawax and gently polished with a buffing wheel.

Now it’s party time and some Stampede Stomp!!!!!

Enjoy!

-- Roman:... there are no mistakes, just opportunities for a design change!





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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#1 posted 07-05-2012 04:07 PM

Wow….that really is impressive and looks real to boot.

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LittlePaw

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#2 posted 07-05-2012 07:22 PM

What size is it, Roman? I wear a 10W.

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#3 posted 07-05-2012 10:40 PM

Great looking boot. Nice job on the finish too…. looks like it has a spit-shine.

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

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#4 posted 07-05-2012 11:03 PM

Nice, I like it. Probably not too comfortable though.

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jaykaypur

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#5 posted 07-05-2012 11:51 PM

Very nice. I have a pair of Tony Lama alligator boots that look a LOT like the upper of that boot. Great job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Roman Hrytsak

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#6 posted 07-06-2012 12:16 AM

Sorry LittlePaw this one is a bit small for you.
Thanks Jaykapur, I was thinking ‘Gator skin” from Tony Lama. Thanks for the comments.

-- Roman:... there are no mistakes, just opportunities for a design change!

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peteg

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#7 posted 07-06-2012 02:19 AM

As usual Roman your work can stand any scrutiny up as close as you like, beautiful detail.
Do you ever make a Pair?? would it increase the sale value more than double?
cheers amte
Pete

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

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Monte Pittman

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#8 posted 07-06-2012 02:29 AM

Really nice work. Very convincing.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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DaveGlx

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#9 posted 07-06-2012 08:04 AM

Apparently ‘Roman technique’ is a winner mate. Keep’em comming.

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#10 posted 07-06-2012 08:57 AM

It’s not a real boot? Jeepers that is one awesome piece of work!

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Roger

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#11 posted 07-06-2012 12:51 PM

Looks very real to me. Nicely done

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#12 posted 07-06-2012 06:52 PM

This one looks as if it just came off the shoe shine stand, have a great Stampede Stomp Time….Blkcherry

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#13 posted 07-07-2012 06:34 AM

Very Nice Project! Thanks for Posting!

Rick

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