Lizard Cane

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Project by mpounders posted 04-29-2013 02:02 PM 2213 views 3 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a cane I finished for a customer in California. She had seen the lizard cane I carved in pear and wanted one with a similar expression, since she rescues and has raised monitor lizards. They are pretty big critters, but I came up with a design that worked for both of us. This is from basswood and is finished with polyurethane and Briwax. Thank’s for looking!

-- Mike P., Arkansas,

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#1 posted 04-29-2013 02:33 PM

Very nice, life-like work.

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#2 posted 04-29-2013 02:34 PM

Great work, the best I’ve done to a cane is carve my initials in it. The details are amazing!

-- I could retire nicely if I could sell my experience for what it cost me.

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#3 posted 04-29-2013 02:35 PM

Just Awesome !!!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#4 posted 04-29-2013 02:52 PM

Awesome work Mike

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#5 posted 04-29-2013 02:54 PM

Magnificent, Mike.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 04-29-2013 03:03 PM

You are very talented. I have no idea how you can get so much detailing in your work…. but it really turned out great!!!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#7 posted 04-29-2013 03:09 PM

love it ,you have a eye for detail and a skill to bring it out

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#8 posted 04-29-2013 04:40 PM

Awesome job as usual Mike

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!,

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#9 posted 04-29-2013 05:14 PM

This is quite a work of art Mike. I love the way you integrated the lizard handle with the stock. All beautifully done.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 04-29-2013 05:27 PM

I agree, almost life-like. Very nice work!

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#11 posted 04-29-2013 06:16 PM

Excellent job, look like he’s about to jump off the cane!

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#12 posted 04-29-2013 06:34 PM


A creepy subject! but very well done.


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#14 posted 04-29-2013 07:33 PM

Hes got such caracter.
Lovely work

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#15 posted 04-29-2013 08:26 PM

Mike, very nice design. I love it. Life like/

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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