Mahogany-Cherry Laminate - Made for Dancin'!

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Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 10-31-2017 09:04 PM 1743 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had some cut-offs from some cherry wood cabinets, odd shaped and a bit boring. Found some mahogany strips taken from a packing crate, added them together with some glue. Raised the platform. i.e. higher heel, and here we are ready to dance and schmooze!!! Dirty dancing has seen nothing yet!
Finished with Lee Valley’s product – French Polish.

The Bootman!

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

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#1 posted 10-31-2017 10:17 PM

Beautiful work. Reminds me of the saddle shoes of the 50’s.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 10-31-2017 11:54 PM

Now that’s just so pretty!!!

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#3 posted 11-01-2017 02:17 AM

very elegant. But I like the one on my mantel, just been home a week and a half from beginning of August, Been busy getting ready for winter.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#4 posted 11-01-2017 06:02 PM

Roman, this has a lot of nice character and it’s beautifully done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 11-01-2017 08:15 PM

Real fancy looking 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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#6 posted 11-03-2017 09:42 PM

YES Roman, I heard it said

”That there is no scrap wood Just pieces not yet used”,
and sir you have proved it with this beautiful creation!!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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