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Project by blue77 posted 01-12-2016 08:51 AM 883 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Every Time I go for a hike I like to use a walking stick. Well I figured it was time to class it up with this oak and mahogany staff with copper accents. OK ok truth be told I got bored and wanted to do some spindle work. It’s made out of oak and some old mahogany base bored I had, the copper is copper piping I shined up on the lathe. The stick is 4’6” so I had to make it in two pieces the middle copper ring holds the two together. If I make another I would make it a little bigger in diameter this one seems just a little on the skinny side. If I don’t use it for hiking it could also double as a mop handle!

-- I make bowls and spoons.





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Mark Wilson

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#1 posted 01-12-2016 08:58 AM

Blue, that’s one of the swellest-looking sticks I think I’ve seen in at least a couple weeks.

-- Mark

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Picklehead

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#2 posted 01-12-2016 09:53 AM

Awesome. Even if you don’t need it for hiking or a mop handle, you could certainly sell it. I mean, have you PRICED mahogany and oak mop handles lately? Not to mention that they’re usually mahogany and ash. Like anybody’s gonna fall for that one. Fine work.

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 01-12-2016 11:33 PM

Good job, Blue!!

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

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Nairb

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#4 posted 01-14-2016 02:46 PM

It’s hard to beat a good stick.

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