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Project by mpounders posted 07-30-2012 04:19 AM 1274 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this stick for my father-in-law. He has a farm in East Texas and he is particularly fond of his cedar trees, so I thought I would make something for him from one that had been knocked over. I’m not sure what kind of cedar it is, but it carved easily. I tried to keep it fairly simple, in hopes that he might use it, rather than thinking it was “too nice” to use! We’ll see, I guess.

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





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Eli Adamit

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#1 posted 07-30-2012 08:51 AM

Very nice and gentle.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#2 posted 07-30-2012 09:55 AM

looking really good mike, one of these days i will get to do more carving, you have become quite proficient and very talented at it…i might try my hand at playing with some bamboo, and some carving there..

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

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#3 posted 07-30-2012 10:59 AM

Nice one Mike. I feel the same way about stuff. It should be used, not just looked at

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

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#4 posted 07-30-2012 11:02 AM

Handsome work, I’m sure he’ll be overjoyed to get it. If he balks at using it, tell him that he can bring it to meetings!

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1 http://nedswoodshop.blogspot.com

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#5 posted 07-30-2012 11:24 AM

Nice carving,Mike!!!

-- Lidiya,Russia.http://www.reznoe.ru/

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#6 posted 07-30-2012 12:25 PM

Nice

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

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#7 posted 07-30-2012 12:42 PM

That’s beautiful work, Mike.

helluvawreck
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 07-30-2012 03:40 PM

My dad is the Grand Master of his Lodge right now… he would love this.

-- HMC(SW) Ancheta, United States Navy (Active)

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#9 posted 08-02-2012 12:30 PM

I,m not the grand master at my lodge,,but i do like it..

-- IF YOUR NOT MAKING DUST...YOU ARE COLLECTING IT! SOUTH CAROLINA.

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