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Project by grizzman posted 740 days ago 1647 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 740 days ago

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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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 740 days ago

Nice looking. Excellent work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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TZH

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#3 posted 740 days ago

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 740 days ago

They both look great! Love the cedar one!

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

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stefang

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#5 posted 740 days ago

Great looking Grizz!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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degoose

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#6 posted 740 days ago

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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Jamie Speirs

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#7 posted 740 days ago

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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Boxguy

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#8 posted 740 days ago

Grizz, nice fun project to do.

-- Big Al in IN

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bowtie

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#9 posted 740 days ago

Cool looking canes.

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

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jaykaypur

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#10 posted 740 days ago

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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grizzman

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#11 posted 740 days ago

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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Spoontaneous

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#12 posted 740 days ago

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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lew

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#13 posted 740 days ago

Those are a couple of beauties, Grizz!

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

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hunter71

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#14 posted 739 days ago

nice job Grizz, congrats on the top 15.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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gfadvm

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#15 posted 739 days ago

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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