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Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 12-14-2018 07:03 PM 823 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had some knotty pine off-cuts given to me. So I laminated them before they reached the burn pile.
Easy to carve but the sap was not nice to my sanding drums.
The knots, colour and laminations created an interesting character. Now I’ll have to make up some cock-eyed story about the boot.
Enjoy!

The Bootman

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





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 12-14-2018 07:47 PM

A very interesting boot. I do like the wood patterns well too.

About 1/2 pint of a good Scotch should enable the story too!

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

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bushmaster

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#2 posted 12-15-2018 01:58 AM

What is Santa going to do with only one boot, better make him another one. Merry Christmas. First day of snow here

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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stefang

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#3 posted 12-15-2018 03:04 PM

Very nice job on this boot. It has a very pleasing organic shape. I ruined a sanding roll on my drum sander while making some pine segmented rings. I will never do that again!!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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