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Twistie Cane with Cherry handle

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Project by mpounders posted 06-15-2012 04:14 PM 1027 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a cane I just completed. The shaft is a small tree that has been twisted and shaped by honeysuckle vines as it grew and the handle is cherry. I removed the bark on this one because it was a little loose and flakey, and found these tortoise-shell like colors underneath. They seem to go well with the handle which is not real fancy….just carved a comfortable shape that will hang on your arm and put some little dimples on the ends, similar to a briar pipe. I finished it with several thinned coats of a poly mixture and sanded it between coats, finishing up with a buffed coat of wax. It’s kinda wild looking, but the colors of the wood are pretty. Thanks for looking!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com





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Mark A. DeCou

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#1 posted 06-15-2012 04:41 PM

nice cane Mike.

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

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#2 posted 06-15-2012 06:22 PM

A gr8 cane to lean on. Nice handle

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

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#3 posted 06-16-2012 03:02 AM

love it

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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