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Pine Knot and Maple Walking Stick Carving

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Project by Josh Carte posted 04-13-2015 03:47 PM 1292 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a new idea, and a pretty fun carving. I attached a Pine knot to a maple stick. The joint is tenon/mortise, all thread and JB Weld. It’s not going anywhere. I’ve not seen anything quite like this :)

This walking stick/ cane is 32” long. The face is 11” long and 3 1/2” wide. The widest part of the stick is 1 1/2”.

I carved this fella’, as usual, using a Foredom with various bur accessories. A little paint was added to highlight the carving lines.

I call this whimsical sculpture, “Goofy Go Getter” and it’s available in my shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/JoshCarteArt.

Find me on Facebook at https://www.Facebook.com/JoshCarteArt/

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/JoshCarteArt





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DocSavage45

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#1 posted 04-13-2015 05:14 PM

Always thinking. Always working. It’s another guy for the sprint family. LOL! Have you considered a hunting dog? Or a female companion for these woodsie guys!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 04-13-2015 06:02 PM

As always such an amazing piece I love it

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#3 posted 04-13-2015 06:58 PM

Neat one, Josh!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 04-13-2015 07:38 PM

I know his brother

Well done Josh.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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Josh Carte

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#5 posted 04-13-2015 10:25 PM

Thanks, Tom! Never know who might be next.

Thanks so much, Dug, Jim and Dutchy!

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/JoshCarteArt

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#6 posted 04-14-2015 01:09 AM

Great one as always

-- Of all the varieties of wood I have used, I would have to say my favorite is FREE. Brian

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#7 posted 04-14-2015 02:15 AM

Great job Josh, now you have someone to talk to while going for a walk. LOL
Love him.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#8 posted 04-14-2015 12:34 PM

Thanks, Brian and Bob!!!

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/JoshCarteArt

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#9 posted 04-17-2015 05:52 PM

Your carvings are so enjoyable to look at. They all have many stories I’d like to hear over a pint er two.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#10 posted 07-29-2015 06:43 AM

He has his head out the car window..

-- Mark

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#11 posted 07-29-2015 02:31 PM

Feelin the breeze, Mark

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/JoshCarteArt

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