Fancy Wood Cane #024: Figured Pink Ivory & Purpleheart

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Project by mmh posted 12-08-2008 05:49 AM 6048 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I haven’t seen much figured Pink Ivory and didn’t realize this was figured as the saw blade markings disguised it. The markings are subtle but distinct as this one turned out to be pretty nice. The wood is extremely hard and dense and polishes up really nice. I only wish I had a piece of figured purpleheart to match, but then it would be too busy.

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#1 posted 12-08-2008 06:00 AM

Very pretty, the two colors match up well, looks good. Never saw the pink ivory before.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#2 posted 12-08-2008 06:04 AM

That is beautiful, Love that pink color!

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#3 posted 12-08-2008 03:00 PM

I’d call this one “The Flamingo”. :) Beautiful work!

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#4 posted 12-08-2008 03:11 PM

This is one of the best canes you have made. Very good.

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#5 posted 12-08-2008 04:07 PM

Beautiful!!! It reminds me of a pink flamingo. Great job. Thanks for posting.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#6 posted 12-08-2008 05:01 PM

It does remind you of a flamingo.Nice job and beautiful color.

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#7 posted 12-08-2008 05:33 PM

Awesome!! Perfect name!!!

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