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Project by Roger posted 05-02-2012 11:59 PM 1389 views 0 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The handle got broken off of this cane that belongs to a friend o mine. I drilled out the old piece that was broken (thnks to a very helpful LJ), and while turning the ball/handle, I turned a tenon to fit the drilled hole. It is a piece of Maple, and stained with Generals Candlelight wood stain, and 3 coats o clear from a spray can. It’s not a very good match, but, it looks ok. If you look closely at the brass rings/bandings, there is a button there. When pushed, you can weild a nice little sword that is built into the handle and disquised in the cane. Very kool. Thnx in advance for looks/critics, etc… Feels good ta git back out in the shop.. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 05-03-2012 12:13 AM

Good work/save. That is definitely a unique piece.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#2 posted 05-03-2012 12:24 AM

Nice repair Roger. I wondered if the brass rings concealed a sharp surprise. Indeed, it does. The cane looks to have some age on it. About how old is it?

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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Spoontaneous

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#3 posted 05-03-2012 12:27 AM

With the sword in the cane you can rival Zatoichi. Neat cane… and good job rebuilding.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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grandpasworkshop

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#4 posted 05-03-2012 12:30 AM

Deadly weapon permit required

-- Grandpaj

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#5 posted 05-03-2012 12:39 AM

I like it, but it is just one more thing you cant take on a airplane

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Roger

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#6 posted 05-03-2012 12:42 AM

thnx again guys. Doug: I’m not sure the age. My buddy is always swappin/traddin, etc.. You know how that goes. Plus, he lives bout 400 miles from me. Weapons and whatnots, etc. It’s pretty unique. I looked closely, and you can tell the carvings are a bit rough, but, still very kool. I’ve still got to put a rubber tip on the end of it. I’m gonna git one either tomorrow or so. I wanna git this back up to him. Thnx for the comment/s. And yup, you were right… :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Roger

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#7 posted 05-03-2012 12:48 AM

Hey Gramps: check this out:

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Roger

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#8 posted 05-03-2012 12:48 AM

and know that I am kidding and joking :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#9 posted 05-03-2012 12:58 AM

Great repair it looks original, nicely done.

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

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Roger

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#10 posted 05-03-2012 01:00 AM

Borgmc: LOL I don’t fly anywho.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#11 posted 05-03-2012 01:19 AM

Very nice fix Roger. I’m sure he is ver happy.
Mark~

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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lew

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#12 posted 05-03-2012 01:34 AM

Very Nice Fix!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Jim Jakosh

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#13 posted 05-03-2012 01:34 AM

Good repair to that unique cane….......Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Woodenwizard

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#14 posted 05-03-2012 01:49 AM

A great save! Not something I would want to tackle.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#15 posted 05-03-2012 02:12 AM

Looks Great

-- I have Carrie, food, shelter, and wood to turn. What else do I need? http://www.willardwoodworking.com

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