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29 posts in 1904 days

Location: Oakville, Ontario
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I am primarily an oil painter but i like to do some wood carving every once in a while. Lately, have been carving some canes..mostly eagle heads and others types. Recently, I bought a banksia pod and was wondering what it would look like as a cane head..great I think but am not sure what to fill the holes with...will have to do some research i guess. All these canes I have done in the past I have given away as gifts and I don't have one for myself. I'd like to make this banksia one to see how it may turn out.

I've also done some carving with cape cod signage but haven't done one in a while..have just been concentrating on the cane work, they're like art pieces when they're done!

-- "Always keep your pencil sharp and ready"

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cabinetmaster

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#1 posted 1904 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 1904 days ago

Hello Elin,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be both a rewarding and an inspirational part of your woodworking adventure.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Karson

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#3 posted 1904 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard. †

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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gjd

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#4 posted 1904 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1904 days ago

Welcome to LJs we have great people super projects and outstanding woodworkers enjoy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Todd Thomas

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#6 posted 1903 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks….This will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….

I’m looking forward to seeing your projects and posts…..

WARNING: Visiting LumberJocks has proven to be addictive

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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ND2ELK

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#7 posted 1903 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Splinterman

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#8 posted 1903 days ago

“Welcome to LJ’s”……Enjoy the experience.

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Max

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#9 posted 1903 days ago

Glad to see that you have made Lumberjocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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cajunpen

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#10 posted 1902 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks – enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Grumpy

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#11 posted 1902 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks . This is a great community of people with like interests.There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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gjd

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#12 posted 1541 days ago

Imagine that! A year has almost gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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