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The Hopeful Frog, The old Lady and the Pirate Walking Stick.

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Project by RusticJohn posted 04-21-2013 06:24 AM 1266 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My latest walking stick completed. It is number 1 of 8 I need to make by July. I had intended a simple design but I am concluding that I don’t have simple in my genes. Wasn’t particularly difficult but somewhat intricate with the large face on the handle overlapping the spiral design that then morphed into another face at the back. Carving the frog and the bug was very enjoyable. All of the projecting features like the frog and the faces on the shaft were knots or the beginnings of small branches. I like working with what nature presents and making something of it.

As always I grew the wood, made all the tools used and did all the carving. 99% of the time I use knives as I find these give me much greater precision on fine detail.

-- RusticJohn





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#1 posted 04-21-2013 06:28 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#2 posted 04-21-2013 12:35 PM

Beautiful work.

Simple is an individual thing. It’s based on our skill level. The more skilled you are, the higher level of “simple” is.

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

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#3 posted 04-21-2013 01:50 PM

Cool.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 04-21-2013 02:01 PM

Very nicely done!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#5 posted 04-21-2013 03:48 PM

Sweet carving on this walking stick shows so well thank for posting…BC

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#6 posted 04-21-2013 09:28 PM

Thank you all for the kind comments. It was a fun project.

-- RusticJohn

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#7 posted 04-21-2013 10:38 PM

Beautiful

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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