ALADDIN'S BOOT - wood whimsy with Rocky Mountain Juniper

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Project by Roman Hrytsak posted 09-11-2012 08:58 PM 1631 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I continue having problems of not being able to throw away knotty and gnarled leftovers from the previous project. Cutting out the blank, I left as much bark as I could and was able to squeak out a ‘funky’ boot.

If you rub it, they say that you will be granted three wishes. I hope that is right as I start seeing my shrink next week. She’s young and beautiful …i wish…, tall with an hour glass figure…iwish….,has a lot of money,....iwish…., drives a Mercedes convertible and likes old men….iwish…POOF! Darn, lost it all!!!

Anyways, this was an interesting project. Guess I’ll just have to keep carving old boots!!!


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

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#1 posted 09-11-2012 09:29 PM

Finally, you found it!
Creative mind to come up with this …

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 09-11-2012 09:37 PM

Waste not, want not.

Cute job.

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

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#3 posted 09-11-2012 09:51 PM

well you certainly sucked the last out of that piece of timber Roman, well done mate, : )

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

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Sam Shakouri

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#4 posted 09-11-2012 11:18 PM

You have photographic BEAUTIFUL MIND more than woodwork.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#5 posted 09-12-2012 12:43 AM

Beautiful creation, Roman, except the background is a little busy (leafy), I thought. It was competing for attention with the main subject!

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

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#6 posted 09-14-2012 01:32 AM

Whimsicle fer sure. Wow!!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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