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Project by Maplenut posted 1635 days ago 1036 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Every year at camp, just south of Nakusp along the Arrow Lakes, stick carving is a big thing with the family. These are some that have stuck around. Max is my youngest. Me and the kids wander off into the wood with a saw and cut down whatever suits our fancy. Vine Maple is the species, or so I’m told – I just use oil, either Danish or tough oil.





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PurpLev

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#1 posted 1635 days ago

very cool. and the fact that you get to share it with the kids just makes it so much better

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jockmike2

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#2 posted 1634 days ago

Don’t do that in a Fed. Park, the buggers will shoot you. Very neat idea, we used to do that when we were kids. A very long time ago before the Sleeping Bear Dunes was a Federally owned Park. Now a ranger comes around every day and tells you to make sure every thing is on the asphalt pad. It”s overrun with out of state people. It sucks…

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Maplenut

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#3 posted 1634 days ago

We have been blessed with our own land…and besides we’re so far removed from the rest of the world out here in the Kootenays that we can pretty much wander off anywhere and do what we like (responsibly of course).

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pan

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#4 posted 1634 days ago

oh I like these they are very cool I have done a few sticks there fun very nice

-- "everything has a soul"

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Karson

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#5 posted 1626 days ago

Looks like a great way to bond with the kids while out camping. Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 1613 days ago

These are all way cool.

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