New Cane

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Project by Bob_O posted 12-21-2011 03:16 AM 1027 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Finished my new cane. The shaft is turned from a piece of black mesquite. The handle is turned from a piece of gabon ebony. The cane tip was purchased from Lee Valley, and the brass cane handle coupler was purchased from The finish is a french polish (Behlens Woodturners Polish) applied on the lathe, then a couple of coats of good wax was applied to the shaft.

I needed a new cane, and was not impressed with what was offered at the local medical supply store, so I decided to make my own. My shop buddy Isabella just had to get into the picture!

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#1 posted 12-21-2011 04:01 AM

Very nice cane. Like the ebony handle.

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#2 posted 12-21-2011 04:02 AM

Now that’s one beautiful cane, well done! It has a lot of class with that wood and the brass. How long is the wood portion?


-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#3 posted 12-21-2011 04:07 AM

Wow a real classic .very nice.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 12-21-2011 04:24 AM

Thank you. The shaft is 35” long.

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#5 posted 12-21-2011 04:14 PM

Sharp looking cane. That shows real style…..............

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

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#6 posted 12-21-2011 05:19 PM

Nice job and cute doggie to boot.

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

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