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Project by mpounders posted 03-05-2017 07:23 PM 737 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a cane I just finished. Maybe it will find a home with a Hog fan or a hog hunter! I did a clay model of the head for another carving and liked it enough to want to use it as a cane. It’s kind of a mixture of an Arkansas Razorback with a little feral pig thrown in. I tried to shape the handle similar to a pig’s body, including the curly tail on the end. Thanks for looking! let’s see if I can rotate the pictures correctly down here!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com





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kiefer

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#1 posted 03-06-2017 12:04 AM

I love the head just right for a custom cane .

Klaus

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pottz

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#2 posted 03-06-2017 12:30 AM

very cool I think if your walking down the street with that cane no ones gonna mess with you.nice work very creative.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 03-06-2017 06:26 AM

Very neat!

Now you hide the single shot 410 shotgun in the stalk and make the tail the trigger! Then it is a great hog helper.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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Roger

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#4 posted 03-06-2017 01:20 PM

This is so awesome Mike. Always enjoy your carvings.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#5 posted 03-06-2017 03:13 PM

That’s definitely a unique one of a kind! Amazing detail.

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 03-06-2017 03:14 PM

Mike, this cane is an outstanding piece of work. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 03-06-2017 05:10 PM

You do beautiful work Mike.

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#8 posted 03-07-2017 03:37 AM

I love this piece, you caught the character!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#9 posted 03-07-2017 11:04 PM

Great carving, Mike!

Claude

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TCBig

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#10 posted 03-08-2017 12:16 PM

Brother, I need this cane!! My family is Scottish and the hog head is in our coat of arms. This is awesome work!!

-- --TCBig "Wisdom is knowing what path to take next. Integrity is taking it!"

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