Door Knob Hiker

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Project by knottysticks posted 06-20-2010 05:04 PM 2674 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just thought I’d try something a little different . Antique glass door knob tops a diamond willow shaft . 3 diamonds make a band around the shaft were left with thier bark in place – why ? – I don’t know , just did . The bottom is tipped with a brass tip . These tips are getting very hard to find now days but these brass tips work great with a high quality rubber cane tips. I wonder if they are no longer being made? I perfer these tips to the large heavy turned brass tips , that customers can’t get replacement rubber ends for but I digress.

Wood – Bebbs Willow
Top – Antique glass door knob
Leather hanging strap
Bottom – Brass Tipped
Finish – Wipe on poly

Thank you for your interest

-- Everyday above ground is a good day.

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#1 posted 06-20-2010 05:08 PM

Cool cane. I like the inclusions. BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#2 posted 06-20-2010 07:46 PM

Neat idea well done

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 06-20-2010 07:51 PM

Cool, I’ve been saving some door knobs, have not gotten around to them yet.

That’s a nice stick, turned out really well…................

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

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#4 posted 06-20-2010 08:50 PM

Great use for an old door knob, love the idea

-- Steve

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#5 posted 06-21-2010 02:19 AM

great idea
I like it

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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#6 posted 06-21-2010 02:30 PM

Superb piece of wood! It really has great character. You did a good job on this.

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#7 posted 06-21-2010 02:35 PM

Very nice….....

-- Let's see......what can I use this for?

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