OLIVE OYL'S BOOT! Popeye would be proud!

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Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 09-25-2016 04:27 AM 1787 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I get my inspiration and ideas from the comic strips of years gone by. Here is a caricature of Olive’s boot made out of Douglas fir. It was fun to design and as much fun to carve. Get out your old Popeye comics and enjoy the boot.
Regards to all,

Roman, the Bootman.

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

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#1 posted 09-25-2016 09:08 AM

You pegged it right Roman. Definitely Olive Oil’s boot.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#2 posted 09-25-2016 01:39 PM

Nice boot, wouldn’t want to be caught on the end of Popeye’s boot.May come by your way next week.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#3 posted 09-25-2016 06:33 PM

It’s very nice and has a lot of character. I love it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#4 posted 09-25-2016 10:45 PM

looks right like her boot …........... GREAT JOB

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN :<))

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#5 posted 09-25-2016 11:57 PM

Nice ! I really like the grain. I grew up watching Popeye. Man, I’m old. ;)

-- Steven.......Random Orbital Nailer

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#6 posted 10-03-2016 05:20 PM

Nice ! I really like the grain. I grew up watching Popeye. Man, I m old. ;)

- Dark_Lightning

You and me Both.
Kids today would be asking Who is Popeye ?

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