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.


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#1 posted 1790 days ago

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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#2 posted 1790 days ago

All You walking sticks are most excellent work .

Thanks for sharing with us and welcome to Lumberjocks community.

-- Not my woodworking

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#3 posted 1790 days ago

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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#4 posted 1790 days ago

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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#5 posted 1790 days ago

Unique and well done

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 1790 days ago

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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#7 posted 1790 days ago

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

very nice art.

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#8 posted 1789 days ago

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 1788 days ago

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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