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Project by Rob W posted 1224 days ago 1264 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is another cane that I made for a wounded veteran. I am honored to be part of a group of wood carvers who make canes for American soldiers that have been wounded while serving their country in Iraq or Afghanistan. In general, these soldiers are Purple Heart recipients. They are asked if there is anything special that they would like included on the cane. Usually, it is things like unit patches, Combat Infantry Badges and such. This veteran asked for copies of tattoos that he has on his arm.

For more information on the Eagle Cane Project, go to http://www.eaglecane.com

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!, http://www.witzkewood.com





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1224 days ago

Good cause and cool cane

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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SCOTSMAN

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#2 posted 1224 days ago

A nice idea and well made cane it is sad to see so many wounded in Damned wars.You are doing a good job. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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kenn

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#3 posted 1224 days ago

Thanks for being a part of this project, we can’t do enough to thank our veterans … especially those hurt while protecting us.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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woodman1962

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#4 posted 1224 days ago

That sounds like a great thing to do. Are veterans deserve to be treated good they have paid the ultimate price for our freedom.Thanks for all the hard work that you put into these canes

-- jjhollyawc@yahoo.com

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 1224 days ago

Great project and cause! I will read more of the web page later for sure. The inlays are perfect well done.
God bless all our Men & Women through out the world protecting freedom.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Skylark53

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#6 posted 1223 days ago

Beautiful work. That’s time well spent and very generous of you in this act of kindness to those so very deserving.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Rob W

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#7 posted 1217 days ago

Thanks for all of the comments. By the way, there are no inlays on the cane, everything is carved into the shaft and then painted.

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!, http://www.witzkewood.com

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mtnwild

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#8 posted 853 days ago

Really cool canes! Super designs and wood…............

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

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