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Fancy Cane #2

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Project by knottysticks posted 10-15-2010 04:41 AM 1547 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A second go at turning and shaping a cane. The top 1/3 of the shaft and the handle where hand shaped ,the bottom of the shaft was turned. The walnut shaft is part of a garage sale find , I have only 2 pieces left now [rats]. I chose lace wood for the handle for it’s dark colour to match the walnut shaft . I ended up using 2 leather washers on each side of the white deer antler collar , I was hoping to get some bison horn for the washers but at this time of year the farmers around here are very busy with thier harvest , soon I hope. Sanded everything down to 800g , finished with poly [satin] .

Materials
Wood – shaft/walnut , handle/lace wood
Collar – White tailed deer antler
Washers – Leather
Bottom – Brass tipped
Finish – Satin Poly

Thank you for your interest .

-- Everyday above ground is a good day.





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Vince

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#1 posted 10-15-2010 03:40 PM

Wow…your cane is beautiful, very nice design.

-- Vince

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 10-15-2010 03:45 PM

I like the simple yet elegant design of this cane and you did a great job on it.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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mtnwild

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#3 posted 10-15-2010 06:46 PM

That’s a beauty, nice job…........................

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

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WoodenFrog

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#4 posted 10-15-2010 08:28 PM

Gary, this is just awesome! Great one!
I been gone for about a month and WOW! look what I get to see as soon as I log on.
Very Beautiful! Keep it up!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Mark A. DeCou

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#5 posted 10-20-2010 11:18 PM

this is a very nice walking cane.

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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