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Project by Mark A. DeCou posted 679 days ago 3075 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Custom Walking Cane:
> Ball Knob Walking Cane
> Height: 37.25”
> Ball Knob: African Zebrawood with Abalone Shell Inlay
> Serial Number: #2012-05
> Decorative Rings: Curly Maple, Composite Turquoise, Cocobola, Curly Maple, vulcanized rubber
> Shaft: Figured Bubinga, uncoiling ribbon style twist
> Tip: Brass Ferule with replaceable rubber tip.
> Finish: satin lacquer

This Walking Cane is FOR SALE in my Etsy.Com Store

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Back late last year, a guy asked me to make an interesting cane for his father. They both came out to the shop and we talked about styles and wood, and details. I made his twisted cane in Figured Bubinga with a Deer Antler Handle. I posted that cane awhile back, you can click here if you want to see it

During that project, I made up several other canes shafts in a similar style, but never finished them into completed canes. But, this summer, I was trying to clear out some of the extra stuff in my shop so I could turn around again, and I decided to make these cane shafts into different types of canes. One style that has been popular with people that don’t really need a cane to lean one while they walk is the Knob, or Ball Top cane. This type of stick is nice to go walking with, and if a bad fellow, mean dog, or rabid skunk steps out to assault you, you have a head knocker to use right in your hand. I don’t promote violence, only self defense.

thanks for looking,
Mark DeCou
decoustudio.com

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





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grizzman

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#1 posted 679 days ago

how do you do that, the twist in the stick…that just looks like to much work…if you dont want to reveal your method here, please send me a pm mark..i would really like to know…...the whole stick is beautiful…you sure do fine work mark

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

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Karson

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#2 posted 678 days ago

Mark: A great looking walking stick. Nice build. Looks like you are putting your Legacy to work.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Kookaburra

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#3 posted 678 days ago

Beautiful walking stick. I could seee a hobbit in the forest with this too!

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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MonteCristo

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#4 posted 678 days ago

Another super handsome cane !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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Napaman

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#5 posted 666 days ago

gorgeous!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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jimmy meeker

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#6 posted 614 days ago

very nice cane . wood love to have one

-- jrm123

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