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Project by 1SGTBob posted 1396 days ago 943 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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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mmh

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#1 posted 1396 days ago

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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davevan

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#2 posted 1396 days ago

Interesting. A good first. Keep it up.

-- Dave Arizona http://www.picasaweb.google.com/dvdesigns1099

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1SGTBob

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#3 posted 1396 days ago

MMH
The wood on the ends of the antler is Walnut and the ring between the Purpleheart is Oak burl thanks for asking

-- Bob "Every breath I take as a Free man was paid for with the blood of an American Soldier"

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Michael Parrish

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#4 posted 1396 days ago

Looks great

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#5 posted 1396 days ago

Very nice cane, especially for a first!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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knottysticks

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#6 posted 1396 days ago

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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mtnwild

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#7 posted 1386 days ago

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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