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Carved Snake Walking Stick Summer 2008

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I carved this Carved Snake Walking Sticks last summer.

The snake was carved on twisted stick.

I use acrilic paint to paint the marking, sometimes I use more brown paint, sometimes I use more black.

After, the paint has dried, I apply 3 or 4 coats of polyurthane over the paint.

Sometimes I carve a perosn’s name or initials.

Also, I coat each carved snake with a glow in the dark mixture.

-- http://www.kywalkingstick.com





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reggiek

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#1 posted 08-26-2009 08:37 PM

Very Nice! and original….I like the glow in the dark idea….very novell….the carving and finish are exquisite….Kudos for excellent pieces…

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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isetegija

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#2 posted 08-27-2009 12:08 AM

All You walking sticks are most excellent work .

Thanks for sharing with us and welcome to Lumberjocks community.

-- Not my woodworking http://woodworkessence.com/

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BeachedBones

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#3 posted 08-27-2009 12:12 AM

Very nice, I’d be proud to own even one of those.

-- You know.... I think that old wood needs to be furniture.

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mtnwild

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#4 posted 08-27-2009 02:17 AM

WOW, those are spectacular! Beautiful symmetry and detail in them all. I can see why those are so popular. Great stuff, welcome to LumberJocks…...................

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

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 08-27-2009 04:22 AM

Unique and well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Innovator

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#6 posted 08-27-2009 04:30 AM

They came out fantastic.

Very nice work.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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lotus

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#7 posted 08-27-2009 01:20 PM

I’m thinking this would be called “Snakes on Canes”, catchy.

very nice art.

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mmh

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#8 posted 08-27-2009 02:35 PM

Snakes Alive! Watch were you put your hand! Well done.

-- "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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Tom "BUG" Janos

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#9 posted 08-28-2009 05:15 PM

Well done. I use a cane I carved everyday and have about 7 or 8 blanks in my shop area and one of them is reserved just for that kind of a carving for me. Hopefully mine turns out as well as yours did.

-- Bug from Minnesota. Creating Designer Firewood Since 2006

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