Monthly Archives: June 2020

Wings, accents, and eyes

I skived all of the little accent holes in the wings today. Oh, and I gave the Phoenix an eye and skived that too.

Posted in boot maker, Cowboy Boots | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Still adding pieces

There’s still more skiving to do; next I need to skive all of the orange holes so I can layer in the yellow piece behind them. But that’s a job for tomorrow.

Posted in boot maker, Cowboy Boots | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Favorite things

I spent most of my day skiving, but fortunately sitting and skiving all day is one of my favorite things. It’s incredibly easy on a design like this to accidentally skive off a point and have to cut the entire … Continue reading

Posted in boot maker, Cowboy Boots | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Phoenix rising

I’m starting a new pair of boots. This is a design I’ve done before titled “By The Time I Get To Phoenix” updated with a Cherokee Star top band.

Posted in boot maker, Cowboy Boots | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

“This Is The Last Cowboy Song”

Introducing “This Is The Last Cowboy Song.” The song is only a lament for cowboys but somehow that seems historically correct. “… the voices sound sad as they’re singing along, another piece of America’s lost…”

Posted in boot maker, Cowboy Boots | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Almost finished

I’ll let them sit on the trees overnight so they’ll have a nice shape, then final polish and they’re done!

Posted in boot maker, Cowboy Boots | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Almost

The next step is building the heels; they’re almost finished!

Posted in boot maker, Cowboy Boots | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment