• Advertise with us
Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 12-02-2018 12:33 AM 711 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A couple of years back my wife and I had a short holiday in the interior region of British Columbia, namely Penticton, B.C. a well developed wine producing area. My nephew, a silviculturist, found this pile of stacked and nicely cut grape wood. The logs were roughly 24 inches in length and 5 to 6 inches in diameter. How long this pile of wood was in existence I am not too sure but I quickly piled enough wood to fill the trunk of my wife’s car. I was prepared to suffer holding our suitcases on my knees!
The wood is quite dense and has a varied colour beneath it’s bark. The whiter looking wood has a distinct pinkish colour. Anyone for a Red!!??
Enjoy the drink!
Roman, the Bootman and avid wine drinker!

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

5 comments so far

View ralbuck's profile


6541 posts in 3038 days

#1 posted 12-02-2018 01:12 AM

Your usual artistry is showing’ just the usual fine job.

A very interesting wood indeed too.

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

View bushmaster's profile


3939 posts in 3054 days

#2 posted 12-02-2018 01:33 AM

Wow another totally awesome project. not end of idea’s.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

View Richard's profile


11309 posts in 3804 days

#3 posted 12-02-2018 01:55 AM

Very Nice Project & Well Done!

Rick S.

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

View Andrek's profile


544 posts in 2681 days

#4 posted 12-02-2018 12:36 PM

Nice work, as usual, this one looks more like a slipper, but that ’s my view, keep on the good work, You still have a trunk load to finish, Bravo.

-- andrek

View crowie's profile


3708 posts in 2722 days

#5 posted 12-02-2018 08:31 PM

The figure and colour in the heel of the boot are beautiful Roman…

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics