Large Tall Fancy Cane #102: Figured Koa, Ziricote & Padauk

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Project by mmh posted 08-21-2010 05:25 PM 2263 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a large, tall cane made for the person who wants a cane to feel like it’s a substantial piece to hold on to. The handles is 6 3/4” Long x 1.5” Wide x 2” Tall designed for a large and medium sized hand allowing an ample grip. The handle is also shaped to allow the thumb and index finger to wrap around the handle over the shaft and a finger catch for the small finger for added balance.

The handle is made from solid Koa (Hawaii), with a collar of Ziricote (Belize/Central America) and the shaft is made of solid Padauk (Africa). The chatoyance of the Koa is quite beautiful and the pattern of the Ziricote gives an extra interest and contrast of color to the vivid boldness of the Padauk.

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#1 posted 08-21-2010 05:50 PM



Love the colors!


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 08-21-2010 06:17 PM

Alonther beautiful cane. The wood just yells out, “Hold me!”

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#3 posted 08-21-2010 10:20 PM

Keeping the standard of quality and craft, well done, beautiful….............

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

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#4 posted 08-22-2010 01:31 AM

Thats another beauty.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#5 posted 08-22-2010 03:45 AM

A real head knocker…lol, just beautiful colors and wood selection…BC

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#6 posted 08-23-2010 05:01 AM

Very nice, what is the best way to finish the cane to highlite the woodgrain, thanks greg.

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#7 posted 08-23-2010 05:12 AM

Meilie, this one “speaks” to me. This is the kind of cane I would like to have. I should get my order in soon. Very nice, the only change I would make would be to round over the stub end so the thumb could caress it.
Well done.

-- you may only live once, but if you do it right that's all you need

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#8 posted 08-25-2010 08:43 PM

Oh So Nice!! I had to look twice.
Another great one!

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

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