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Project by grizzman posted 07-19-2012 06:29 PM 1684 views 1 time favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

these are a couple of small projects ive done while working on some larger projects, the one is made of red cedar and is a robust hiking staff, the smaller one here is made from oak, and is more petite i will be putting rubber tips on them in a few days when i go to the medical store for the tips..these are a lot of fun and im planning on doing many more, i also have an unlimited supply of bamboo and will be doing some of those as well, ill post them soon, thanks for checking these out, and for you comments…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']





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Nate Meadows

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#1 posted 07-19-2012 06:42 PM

Wow, thats awesome! It looks like allot of work! You did great!

Nate

-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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#2 posted 07-19-2012 06:47 PM

Nice looking. Excellent work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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TZH

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#3 posted 07-19-2012 07:12 PM

As some of the people who’ve looked at my twisted juniper have asked me, “how’d you get the pieces to twist that way?”

:-)

Nice work, great canes.

TZH

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mpounders

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#4 posted 07-19-2012 07:30 PM

They both look great! Love the cedar one!

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

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#5 posted 07-19-2012 07:33 PM

Great looking Grizz!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 07-19-2012 08:02 PM

Useful Items… well made…Looking good..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#7 posted 07-19-2012 08:07 PM

Unique Grizz

It has me scratching my head? :)

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#8 posted 07-19-2012 08:07 PM

Grizz, nice fun project to do.

-- Big Al in IN

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bowtie

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#9 posted 07-19-2012 08:14 PM

Cool looking canes.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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#10 posted 07-19-2012 08:24 PM

Nice sticks! Those are both unique finds for you. Great job on both of them and look forward to your others.

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

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#11 posted 07-19-2012 09:33 PM

hey there jamie, if you getting old like me you cant afford to scratch to much without loosing more hair…..lol…these are really fun to make and there not that hard, i put a large shaving wheel in my drill press and go to it, i start on one end and turn them until i get to the other end, then i do a lot of sanding…and shape it so there is a good hand hold, i put 2 coats of oil on it, watco natural….if i were going to use one, it would be the cedar, but i made it for a gal i go to church with,,so i will be making more…thanks for the comments folks…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#12 posted 07-19-2012 09:51 PM

You sure made that cedar branch look great! Nicely done.

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

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#13 posted 07-19-2012 11:54 PM

Those are a couple of beauties, Grizz!

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

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#14 posted 07-20-2012 12:32 AM

nice job Grizz, congrats on the top 15.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#15 posted 07-20-2012 01:06 AM

Grizz, You’re getting good at these curly sticks. You think you need the rubber tip for safety/grip? I like the looks of the ones with a copper ferrule on the tip.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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