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LADIES RIDING BOOT - Douglas fir with copper tone!

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Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 08-04-2019 08:29 PM 298 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This boot was a long time coming as I never tried to use adornments in my carving projects. It seems that I was not brave enough to fight with the character of the wood. So I took the plunge and added some copper to highlight the toe cap, heel and pull-up straps. I even was courageous enough to add a couple of Caspian Conchos purchased from Tandy Leather. This was an experiment and had its moments as far as the creative process was concerned. But I persevered and the ‘Annie Aokley’ riding boot was the result.
YAAAHOOO!

Enjoy!

The Bootman from the wild west of Alberta, Canada.

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





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ClaudeF

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#1 posted 08-04-2019 10:30 PM

Nice work! I think the copper is a great accent!

Claude

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htl

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#2 posted 08-04-2019 10:42 PM

That’s one fancy boot you got going there. Nice!!!

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Dark_Lightning

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#3 posted 08-04-2019 11:46 PM

Cute! I really like that grain. Nice work on the copper, as well!

-- Steven.......Random Orbital Nailer

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frankie voyles

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#4 posted 08-08-2019 01:40 PM

great job!

-- frankie v

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