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Shepherd's Crook for FIL's goats

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Project by JJireh posted 1334 days ago 2131 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Shepherd's Crook for FIL's goats
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Tiger maple handle, Cherry sappling cane, horn tip, and walnut studs.
Would have liked more length on cane, but its actually comfortable staff wise. (Really a large Market stick :) )
Father in law has goats and needed a crook :)





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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 1334 days ago

Nice job. What does he do with it? I used to have goats but never used one.

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

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JJireh

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#2 posted 1333 days ago

Thanks, He probably wont use it. It works on my kids though :)
It is strong enough to snag a goat though, just reach out around a neck or leg and pull …

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knottysticks

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#3 posted 1118 days ago

Nice stick JJ , I have never tryed an angled joint like yours before , but I hear they are a pain to get to line up ?

-- Everyday above ground is a good day.

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JJireh

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#4 posted 1117 days ago

Thanks Knottysticks, It really wasn’t too bad. I used the compound miter to give them both a clean 45 degree cut, then lined up my rod. that is usually the hard part, the rod going where it needs to on both top and bottom.

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