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Project by Rob W posted 02-27-2012 02:11 PM 1264 views 1 time favorited 7 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 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 cane was for Mr. Donald Fraley. Mr Fraley was severely wounded in Viet Nam in 1969 and over the years has had numerous surgeries to deal with the wounds.

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





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Mark A. DeCou

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#1 posted 02-27-2012 02:30 PM

very nice detail, a fitting tribute for Mr. Fraley.
Thanks for your service to our Country Mr. Fraley.
I like the detail you add with the colors and medals and text.

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

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 02-27-2012 03:39 PM

A wonderful cane with fantastic details. Thank you for supporting our veterans.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Martyroc

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#3 posted 02-27-2012 08:13 PM

Another beautiful cane, keep up the good work, it’s worth it.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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WoodenFrog

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#4 posted 02-27-2012 08:59 PM

That is just awesome Great cane but an even greater cause.
Keep up the good work!

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

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#5 posted 02-28-2012 12:59 AM

A very fitting tribute to an American hero. Well done, sir. And thank you for what you do to honor our wounded heroes.

-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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Rob W

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#6 posted 02-28-2012 01:37 PM

Thanks for your comments.

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

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#7 posted 04-30-2012 03:58 PM

Very cool! Missed this before…......Super…............

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

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