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Feather Wand

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Project by EPJartisan posted 09-27-2018 07:21 PM 594 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Through my shop / studio I meet interesting artists and artisans. One of which is a flint napper and I have been selling his work out of my store front for a while now and he feeds my wood addiction by bringing back wood from his travels. Last year he brought me a log, he had no idea what it was and did not understand my excitement, but it was osage orange. We both admire each others work and agreed upon a trade. He would make me a obsidian knife and I would make him a wand. Well… this took me almost a year working on it only when I could. Enjoy.

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."





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leafherder

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#1 posted 09-27-2018 07:35 PM

Wow! Great carving job, I hear that Osage Orange is a very hard dense wood so that must have been difficult. Thanks for sharing

-- Leafherder

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#2 posted 09-27-2018 10:05 PM

Great piece of delicate carving. Your friend should be delighted with it.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#3 posted 09-28-2018 11:23 AM

What an amazing job you did on this! the detail is just, wow!

Change the title to “So I made a deal with a flint napper…”, clicking on feather wand was a test of my manhood! lol

You have amazing skill and patience.

-- Rob - Indianapolis IN - Learning... one mistake at a time...

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Porchfish

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#4 posted 09-28-2018 12:58 PM

Very very nicely done . I hope the obsidian knife justifies the swap. Good to see your work my friend !

Don Schneider Havana Fl.

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

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#5 posted 09-28-2018 01:38 PM

Crickey the detail on this is amazing.

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

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#6 posted 09-29-2018 07:35 AM

Excellent details. Way to fine for my eyes unless I used a lighted, magnification loop to look through. That small I’m not sure that would help.

Thanks for posting, and congrats on your 3.

-- Think safe, be safe

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