Dolphin Cane

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Project by mtnwild posted 08-05-2010 10:51 PM 2649 views 4 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Continuing on the whale theme, here is the dolphin.

The main difference in this cane is, I used a steel, all thread, dowel, to connect the dolphin to the wave. I was a little worried about strength right there. Feels really good. I used wood dowels on the shaft.

The dolphin is, maple.
The wave is, plum.
Ebony spacers.
Rosewood insert.
Walnut shaft.

I hope you like…........thanks for looking…............Jack….....................

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

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#1 posted 08-05-2010 11:05 PM

Pretty snazzy cane! The waves and dolphin are gorgeous…...I’m going to have to look for some plum!

-- Mike P., Arkansas,

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#2 posted 08-05-2010 11:14 PM

nice job and the blend was right on the money

-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"

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Mark A. DeCou

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#3 posted 08-05-2010 11:20 PM

very nice work

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan -

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#4 posted 08-05-2010 11:28 PM

Beautiful cane Jack. Love the wood combination, design and the craftsmanship. Well done.

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#5 posted 08-05-2010 11:44 PM


Nice work, I like the creativity of your work.

Tony Ward

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#6 posted 08-05-2010 11:50 PM

Ditto! That’s a nice stand, too.

-- on Wednesday's I go shopping, and have buttered scones for tea...

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#7 posted 08-05-2010 11:54 PM

Nice cane. I’m almost old enough to need one.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#8 posted 08-06-2010 12:02 AM

WOW this rocks your work is always so beautiful

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#9 posted 08-06-2010 12:30 AM

wooowee that’s one whale(dolphin) of a cane!

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Dennis Zongker

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#10 posted 08-06-2010 12:31 AM

Super WOW!!! Beautiful Cane, your best!!!! Great job.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#11 posted 08-06-2010 12:46 AM

Jaw dropping, that is some serious talent.

-- Praise God in all things, especially the bad things because they make the best learning experiences.

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#12 posted 08-06-2010 12:57 AM

Beautiful again. I love the waves and the curl of the maple through the dolphin. The area where you keep your best pieces for your family must be getting full:-)

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#13 posted 08-06-2010 01:22 AM

Fighting these projects, worrying over details, sanding for hours on end, well, these comments make all the effort worth it. I really appreciate the feed back from my peers, it brings joy to my shop time.
I am getting a few stocked up. I’ve given enough away for a while, I think. I’m counting on Jordans information, that there are buyers out there and I don’t plan on under valuing my work. I’m afraid they will be hanging around for a while, lol…............Thanks…...................Jack…......................

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

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#14 posted 08-06-2010 02:31 AM

Stunning, beautiful work of art. Truly an awesome piece.

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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#15 posted 08-06-2010 02:54 AM

Thats Just Neat! I love it.
Awesome work.
Thanks for sharing!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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