Falcon Cane

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Project by mtnwild posted 2073 days ago 2111 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was looking through some old drawing pads and came across an idea for a hawk handle cane. I drew it up thirty years ago. Never could have made it thirty years ago, but figured I might get away with it today. The wood came from my scrap pieces. The maple design didn’t go all the way through. Next time I’ll use two pieces of wood that I can see the design better. That piece I cut in half from a rough log. Still looks okay though. I made a purple heart dowel to attach through out. Thought I’d give it a little more heart. The handle is cherry from a tree I cut and saved for years just for canes. It was a five inch branch when it started. The scrimshaw I did from an old cribbage board I cut a slab off. It’s walrus ivory. The drawing is not an original drawing. It’s from a famous Wolf painting. I’ve always loved it , so incorporated it into the design. I’m using boiled linseed oil to finish, so won’t be totally finished for quite a while, but I don’t care I’m keeping this one for the day I need it.

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

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Dennis Zongker

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#1 posted 2073 days ago

Great Job!!! I really like your design.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#2 posted 2073 days ago

Thanks Dennis, Sorry about the extra photos. Still learning. If you go to,mtnwild, projects, you can see more photos.

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

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dennis mitchell

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#3 posted 2073 days ago

Just beautiful. Great job on the scrimshaw.

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#4 posted 2072 days ago

Now thats a unique cane. Great job!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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John Gray

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#5 posted 2072 days ago

Very nice.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#6 posted 2072 days ago

Thats sweet!!!!!!!! I”m so glad that someone is putting up some canes that have some creativity in them.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#7 posted 2049 days ago

Very cool cane. Thank you for posting.


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#8 posted 1970 days ago

Nicely done. Interesting incorporation of woods and techniques. Someone has been taking notes.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#9 posted 1938 days ago

wonderful cane. Looks like you did a little recycliing too, that makes it even more special.

-- Gpa, Kansas,

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#10 posted 1938 days ago

Hey Jack
This is really a cool cane and most unique design,well done a real winner.

-- Custom furniture

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