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Project by Jordan posted 11-12-2010 08:15 AM 2093 views 0 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hairy writes: This is my boot. From about 10 feet away it looks pretty good.It is one of the things I am proud of doing. There are parts of it that I got right, and other parts that I really messed up. I learned a lot by doing this. Not just a new skill, but a new way to look at things. The tip about using a piece of paper to scale down is pure,simple genius. Thanks to Jordan and lumberjocks for doing this, and thanks for looking at my little boot.

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com





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misslolly

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#1 posted 11-12-2010 09:57 AM

Well done

-- wishIstillhadaclydesdaleinmyfrontyard

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TJ65

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#2 posted 11-12-2010 10:04 AM

really cool.
you should be proud!

-- Theresa, https://www.facebook.com/derrymore/

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#3 posted 11-12-2010 11:58 AM

very impressive!!!
yah, the paper measuring tool is brilliant.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribele, Young Living Wellness )

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#4 posted 11-12-2010 01:30 PM

Doing the boot had to be a challenge in itself. The sole looks just about perfect too! I love the picture where they are both laying on their sides. You really did a beautiful job!

Sheila :D

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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rivergirl

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#5 posted 11-12-2010 03:09 PM

I agree with scrollgirl- the sole is excellent. I think a high boot for a first project would have been extra hard- so you are to be congratulated on a job well done!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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hairy

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#6 posted 11-12-2010 03:29 PM

Thanks! I wanted to do a sock, but Jordan wouldn’t let me.

-- You can lead a horse to water, but you can't tie his shoes. Blaze Foley

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sras

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#7 posted 11-12-2010 03:59 PM

The last pic makes it look that is a hefty sized original! Nice job on your carving.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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Jimthecarver

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#8 posted 11-12-2010 03:59 PM

Job well done, even the sole looks correct.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#9 posted 11-12-2010 04:10 PM

Another superb shoe! All the shoes look great and I think we can be expecting more great carvings from you.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#10 posted 11-12-2010 04:16 PM

Hairy, A great job, I very nice copy of the original.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#11 posted 11-12-2010 04:32 PM

You did it,looks great.

-- Bill in Mich

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JJohnston

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#12 posted 11-12-2010 04:49 PM

Very nicely done. Excellent work on the heel and tread.

-- "A man may conduct himself well in both adversity and good fortune, but if you want to test his character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln

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#13 posted 11-12-2010 05:20 PM

once again I’m amazed, great work.

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos

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#14 posted 11-12-2010 05:21 PM

This is definitely a project to be proud of Harry. Great carving…

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#15 posted 11-12-2010 05:27 PM

I’m not sure where you think you messed up? It looks great to me.

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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