Author Topic: What I've been up to.....  (Read 25170 times)

Offline ChuckBurrows

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Re: What I've been up to.....
« Reply #25 on: July 15, 2008, 07:39:31 pm »
Will - from you that is high praise indeed - now I already where a size 8 hat - do you know anybody who makes them bigger!
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Offline will ghormley

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Re: What I've been up to.....
« Reply #26 on: July 15, 2008, 09:38:40 pm »
Herb Gindulis of Great Plains Hat Company.  He just moved to Cheyenne or someplace.  I could track 'im down if you get desparate.


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Offline santee

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Re: What I've been up to.....
« Reply #27 on: July 16, 2008, 07:33:03 am »
Chuck, it's nice to get a perspective from you and all the other pros who have shared the same frustrations and trudged through to success.

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Offline Black Powder

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Re: What I've been up to.....
« Reply #28 on: July 16, 2008, 11:50:40 am »
I never get tired of looking at your work, Chuck.

What I also really appreciate is the staging of your photos.

It's a very inspired (and inspiring) presentation.

I've got my excuses and I'm stickin' to 'em.

Offline Seth Shaw

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Re: What I've been up to.....
« Reply #29 on: July 16, 2008, 12:39:24 pm »
I've spent a lot of time and effort recently in my crafting, exploring unique designs and uncommon materials. While this has been very rewarding and I am proud of the work I have completed, after taking some time to really study Chuck's recent work and look back over the gallery on the Wild Rose site I'm definitely going to shift gears on my next personal project. I'm inspired to go "old school" on my next gun rig for my new USFA pistols. I'd like to try making my own natural dyes, use only EVOO and pure bees wax and do some traditional floral carving on my new gun belt and shoulder holster combo. No fancy or oddball materials, no special linings or the like. I'm inspired to try and capture the Old West essence in my next project piece.

Thanks for the inspiration Mr. Barrows, it's very much appreciated! As Will said earlier, your style is so utterly unique and distinctive that it can't help but spark your creative drive when you look at them.
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Offline Forty Rod

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Re: What I've been up to.....
« Reply #31 on: August 10, 2018, 11:50:06 pm »
Thanks, Craig.  Your efforts are appreciated... more than you can know.
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