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Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 06-29-2018 03:55 PM 2466 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have no shortage of wood pieces, sizes, shapes and colour. My imagination is unbridled, so I just like to have fun with my carving tools, listen to the birds near my carving shed and listen to an old style radio!
Three species of wood, l. to r. first picture, old growth Douglas fir lady’s ‘shmoozer’, multi-coloured workboot, ‘Old-timer’, spruce, ‘razz-m-razz’ jive boot. Where do these ideas come from!??? Perhaps I lead a boring life!
Anyways, thought I would share these with you. Enjoy!

Oh yes, July 1, 2018

” HAPPY CANADA DAY to all my Canadian friends.”

As always the weird BOOTMAN!

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





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Andrek

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#1 posted 06-29-2018 05:43 PM

Happy Canada day to you mr weird bootman.
Your work is not weird, this is a speciality you keep doing on and on and greater each time.
Bravo for all of these wei,,, great things.

-- andrek

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 06-29-2018 05:51 PM

Weird is just someone else’s opinion; I prefer the term Unique!

AS long as you are enjoying it; other’s opinions do NT MATTER!

Keep on making woodchips and sawdust!

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

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 06-29-2018 07:30 PM

These look nice to me. You always do a wonderful job on your boots. They are all real eye catchers and you know how to make the most out of the beautiful details and colors in the wood.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Jim

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#4 posted 06-29-2018 10:30 PM

I only can sit here and think, How the heck did he do that? Great work

-- Imitating is the best form of flattery

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peteg

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#5 posted 06-30-2018 12:34 AM

your story paints a wonderful picture Roman of an old bloke sittin back in his shed grovin to old tunes & havin a lovely time playing with a bit of timber, oh, BTW nice job on the boots

keep smilin friend
cheers
from another old bugger :) :)

pete

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

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Mark Wilson

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#6 posted 06-30-2018 07:15 AM

God bless you and your imagination.

-- Mark

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crowie

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#7 posted 06-30-2018 09:19 PM

Roman, It’s already 1st July downunder..

So Happy Canuck Day to you and your top boot!

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

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bushmaster

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#8 posted 07-08-2018 02:58 AM

Must of missed these, great work as always. A friend dropped off two big blocks of yellow cedar yesterday, have you ever used that wood.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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GR8HUNTER

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#9 posted 07-08-2018 01:23 PM

somehow I missed these also ….. WOW very cool looking again Roman … loving the multicolor ….great pictures also …GREAT JOB :<)) GRATZ TOP 3

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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