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Project by hunter71 posted 10-19-2012 12:12 PM 1614 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project was done in my shop by our son Matt. Matt makes rustic “cabin craft” furniture as a sideline. He found this piece and has had it stuck away until this week. The boot top is Red Cedar and the sole and heel are pine. Black stain makes the sole black. brushed on Satin poly cover it all.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.





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woodshaver (Tony)

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#1 posted 10-19-2012 12:22 PM

WOW! My hat’s off to your son Matt. Well done looks like your son is a chip off the ole bolck! I love the back ground setting! Great display of some really interesting work!!! And that old Ford sign makes it so American!!!

-- Tony UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it.." Now I can't stop!

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#2 posted 10-19-2012 01:02 PM

Great imagination

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

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#3 posted 10-19-2012 01:13 PM

I like it….....

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#4 posted 10-19-2012 02:14 PM

That is a real nice natural looking boot!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 10-19-2012 02:44 PM

Oh yea. Like Father, like Son. Very nice. He’s got a carving future

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#6 posted 10-19-2012 03:57 PM

NO, this isn’t carved, it is a natural piece, he just added the sole and heel.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#7 posted 10-19-2012 05:24 PM

Very cool cedar boot

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#8 posted 10-20-2012 12:38 AM

Great idea. Now if he hollowed out the boot, it would be a nice vase for dried flowers etc.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#9 posted 10-20-2012 12:47 PM

Too realistic!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 10-20-2012 05:27 PM

This is a real novelty! Great for cowboy lovers everywhere. Nicely made!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#11 posted 10-21-2012 07:20 PM

Matt, has got a great eye, I am sure the boot resemblance was not as easy to identify lying on the wood pile.

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#12 posted 10-22-2012 11:00 AM

Boot update…...The day he finished it he sold it. The new owners want it turned into a lamp. Matt left for an overseas job, so I guess I get the make over.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#13 posted 10-22-2012 04:32 PM

WOW! I’m speechless! What an idea.

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#14 posted 12-03-2012 02:15 AM

Wow! Great subject and very well done. When I first glanced at this, I thought it was real. Very interesting.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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