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This is my attempt at making a cane, the top is a deer antler the ring are purple heart and the shaft is curly maple the finish is a wipe on poly.
-- Bob "Every breath I take as a Free man was paid for with the blood of an American Soldier"
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#1 posted 09-27-2010 02:46 PM
It looks like you capped the ends with wood, is that also Purpleheart? What is the wood in the center of the two dark rings on the collar, it looks like a burl of some sort. Nicely done, as I like how you tapered the collar to join the width of the handle and shaft together.
-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe
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#2 posted 09-27-2010 03:04 PM
Interesting. A good first. Keep it up.
-- Dave Arizona http://www.picasaweb.google.com/dvdesigns1099
#3 posted 09-27-2010 03:23 PM
MMHThe wood on the ends of the antler is Walnut and the ring between the Purpleheart is Oak burl thanks for asking
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#5 posted 09-27-2010 09:18 PM
Very nice cane, especially for a first!!
-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence
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#6 posted 09-27-2010 09:46 PM
You did a great job , I only wish my first cane had turned out this nice , look forward to seeing more of them .
-- Everyday above ground is a good day.
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#7 posted 10-08-2010 05:16 AM
Thanks Sarg! I was meaning to comment from the start on this cane. Just never did. Sorry.
I think you made a real smart looking cane. Nice clean look, great details, beautiful wood. Nice project, right up my alley. Cool man….............
-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.
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