Sam Shakouri Challenge

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Project by Roman Hrytsak posted 11-16-2013 07:26 PM 957 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In my last posting, Sam Shakouri tossed a challenge at me to have me carve another boot from one of the remaining stumps.
I tried my best and played it again, Sam! Hope you like it!

Regards to my Aussie and New Zealand LJers. They must be enjoying some fine weather because this morning in Calgary, Alberta we are in a blizzard! Ugh!

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

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Sam Shakouri

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#1 posted 11-16-2013 08:37 PM

Roman, you’ve successfully faced the challenge. Now the pair can live together again for ever. WELL DONE.

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

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#2 posted 11-16-2013 08:40 PM

Sam, you might have known what the result would be :: ))
You haven’t lost your magic touch with the chisels Roman, I’m always amazed what you are able to extract from an old piece of stump, another winner

Yep we are having some real great weather down in NZ right now, this is just the start of summer so lone may it last

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

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#3 posted 11-16-2013 09:59 PM

Beautiful job and I would easy that you met the challenge…and then some.

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

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#4 posted 11-16-2013 11:57 PM

Those are beautiful.

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

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#5 posted 11-17-2013 12:07 AM

Being trained as a custom shoe maker and amatur WW.

You did a real great job.

Eastern SK had the tail of your Blizzard. a 1 1/2 hour trip took just over 3. Some nice white knuckle ice.

Go Riders

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#6 posted 11-17-2013 12:47 AM

That’s it mate. Boots should go in pairs :).
Fantastic creation!
If you need a break from Canadian weather you are always welcome here.

-- Dave -

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#7 posted 11-17-2013 02:00 AM

‘A nice pair’ Roman. Always enjoy looking at your work. Stay warm!

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

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#8 posted 11-17-2013 07:16 PM

Roman, you always do an amazing job on boots. It is always a pleasure to see your projects – thanks for sharing.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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