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This is my first round carving. It is a standard cane I purchased at CVS Pharmacy. I used a pocket knife, x-acto knife and a small chisle for a Japanese woodcarving set. I then used a wood burning pencil followed by a couple coats of clear laquer.
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#1 posted 06-27-2007 05:54 AM
Is that the 7th aircav insignia? Just wondering, I’m an old grunt. jockmike ps nice cane.
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
#2 posted 06-27-2007 02:44 PM
That would be the First Cavalry Division which the 7th Cavalry is a part of.
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#3 posted 06-27-2007 03:45 PM
Wow! That’s some patience to carve a cane! Thanks for sharing!
-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)
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#4 posted 06-27-2007 03:48 PM
-- Jesus is Lord!
#5 posted 06-28-2007 05:06 AM
I was in the 14th armored cav. V Corp. Germany. mike
#6 posted 06-28-2007 08:02 AM
Thank you for your service Mike! I was in III Corp, 1st Cav and an air defense artillery batallion in Germany.
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#7 posted 07-13-2007 04:14 AM
nice job on your cane carving. I tried and all my carvings ended up in the scrap pill or file 13. I was in the artillary and ordnance while I was in the Marine Corps. Served in Vietnam in 1975 pulling all our guys out. seen a little action, but not much Special Security forces. over there. Came back and a year later put out on a medical discharge. Thank you for you service. A VERY SPECIAL HOLLER AND A THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE.
Any way very nice job on your carving.
-- Jim Earl http://www.myspace.com/earle5
#8 posted 07-13-2007 04:16 AM
Thank you for your service Jim, and BTW this is the only word burning/carving that has survived the burn pit. I might post my first carving. Its pretty amature though.
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#9 posted 09-01-2007 05:37 PM
Great work,the wood was really hard i would say
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