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Turkey Foot Cane - attached to shaft

63 days ago by mpounders | 3 comments »

Here is the process I used to attach the carved turkey foot to a bark-on shaft. I am not sure what type of wood the shaft is, but I selected it for the interesting bark it has. I have used this type before and the bark stays attached and has interesting colors and textures. The trick is to make a nice transition between it and the carving, trying to make it flow, nut just a carving stuck on top of a stick. I used wooden dowels and Titebond glue to join the carving to the stick. After the glue dried overnight, I used gouges and a knife to carve both the stick and the foot to make sure I had nothing sticking out. I also tried to match it better to the crevices on the stick. I used QuikWo...

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