LIVE EDGE WORK BOOT - Surprise Ending!

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Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 07-17-2016 03:16 AM 1181 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another left-over slab of wood with a live edge. After completing the shape, I felt that the boot needed more ‘oomph’
so to speak. So I textured the toe cap and found that this type of texturing would overwhelm the boot. Out came my pyrography tool and pencil crayons. I free-handed some buttercups, I think so, and the boot evolved into the creation shown.
Since two posts ago my mushrooms continued to grow and expand and with our recent rain, my hop plants created a jungle for the boot poses.

Roman, the Bootman!

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

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#1 posted 07-17-2016 03:21 AM

Beautiful work as usual :)

-- The wood often tells me what it wants to be... great... now the voices in my head have company....;-P

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#2 posted 07-17-2016 05:35 AM

I really like this one Roman. Your buttercups are perfect.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese!

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#3 posted 07-17-2016 09:20 AM

Mmmm. ‘Shrooms.

-- Mark

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#4 posted 07-17-2016 05:37 PM

Roman, this is a great boot.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#5 posted 07-17-2016 09:25 PM

Some real character & nice artwork in this one Roman :)

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

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