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Canes and Handles from Dunnage

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Project by PASs posted 604 days ago 875 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We had our big Christmas Show at the mall on the 8th and 9th of December.
I had a couple of folks call after to get custom canes made.
In this case the customer wanted a tapered cane with a handle to hold a Coast Guard coin in the end.
When someone asks for a certain type of item I will usually make several so they can pick the one they like the best, the rest go into the general sales inventory.
The coin is actually a lapel pin 1 3/4” in diameter.
The wood I used had some very interesting grain.

The customer picked the cane I had pushed to coin into to take the picture.

All sanded to 320 grit, sealed with 2 pound shellac, buffed until the excess shellac has rubbed off.
Enjoy.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 604 days ago

These are all cool Pete.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Roger

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#2 posted 604 days ago

I likes em. Those handles look like they would be comfy.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 604 days ago

Great looking pieces

-- 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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PASs

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#4 posted 604 days ago

The pictures posted much smaller than they normally do…let’s see if this is bigger…

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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PASs

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#5 posted 604 days ago

That didn’t work…so here’s a link to my photo site.
Enjoy,
https://plus.google.com/photos/106338834595233608122/albums/5825911068080438801

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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nonickswood

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#6 posted 602 days ago

Very Nice! Pete,
Some really colorful Grain.

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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