LumberJocks

Texas Cane

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by mpounders posted 540 days ago 909 reads 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got a NEW lathe! So now I can turn longer shafts for canes and other things. Really pleased with it. Here is a cane I’m doing as a commission, with an antler handle and a lot of carving on the shaft. The designs are based on leatherworking patterns and will cover most of the cane. May end up having to keep it! I am working on a design for another lizard cane, a lady here in Arkansas may want a couple of canes, and a gentleman in Canada has contacted me about a Santa staff. Hopefully, some of these will turn into sales! And, I’ll be attending a couple of carving seminars this month. Busy, Busy!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com



11 comments so far

View MShort's profile

MShort

1725 posts in 2045 days


#1 posted 540 days ago

Nice cane Mike. I like the leatherwork carving.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

View Bearpie's profile

Bearpie

2586 posts in 1645 days


#2 posted 539 days ago

Nice one Mike. Good luck with the sales.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

View stefang's profile

stefang

12875 posts in 1961 days


#3 posted 539 days ago

Wonderful carving in the works on that cane Mike.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View Rob W's profile

Rob W

423 posts in 2163 days


#4 posted 539 days ago

Awesome!

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!, http://www.witzkewood.com

View peteg's profile

peteg

2857 posts in 1450 days


#5 posted 539 days ago

Good stuff mike that new lathe will be paid for in no time flat, BTW realy like your carving pattern, well done
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

View grizzman's profile

grizzman

6921 posts in 1930 days


#6 posted 539 days ago

hey there mike this is a real beauty, i hope your new contacts turn into sales as well…maybe some day i will be able to afford you..or if you enjoy chess, im getting pretty good at chess boards, we could do a trade…maybe…well keep up the good work.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

View Roger's profile

Roger

14318 posts in 1431 days


#7 posted 539 days ago

Super nice, as always

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

View Spoontaneous's profile

Spoontaneous

1304 posts in 1957 days


#8 posted 538 days ago

The carving looks to be very well done. I like the overall ‘soft’ leather effect.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

View Rustic's profile

Rustic

3133 posts in 2223 days


#9 posted 537 days ago

Lookin great so far Mike as always.

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

View mpounders's profile

mpounders

726 posts in 1522 days


#10 posted 537 days ago

Grizz, just PM me your address and tell me how tall you want it! No telling what you might get, if you can wait a bit!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

15582 posts in 1494 days


#11 posted 537 days ago

Once again, Mike, you do beautiful work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase