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Project by TJ65 posted 10-26-2013 08:21 PM 1083 views 0 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So pleased, not with the actual carving of the stick but this is my very first commission for a walking stick. AND Looks like there might be more to come.
This is another Yellow Box, branch/ stick picked up out of the paddock and carved. Sealed with 30% diluted shellac. Painted lightly to obtain depth on carvings, stained, and wiped a couple of times with a satin poly.

Very difficult to show carving in a small round surface so here’s a video ( not a good one , but nonetheless a video )

Video of stick .

-- Theresa,

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#1 posted 10-26-2013 08:33 PM

WoW I love that so much de nice carving and unique wow wow

-- BigDan

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#2 posted 10-26-2013 08:38 PM

Very, very nicely carved! I’d wager you will see more commissions based on the quality of this piece. Congratulations on a job well 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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#3 posted 10-26-2013 08:42 PM

Wow, Theresa, you have come along. That’s a great walking stick and I agree with Hillbilly^.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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#4 posted 10-26-2013 09:01 PM

That is really nice work Theresa.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 10-26-2013 09:38 PM

Really nice

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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#6 posted 10-26-2013 11:13 PM


Fantastic work – I am sure you will be getting more orders as soon as people see this one being used!



-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#7 posted 10-26-2013 11:55 PM

Very nice carving Theresa it looks great, you did an excellent job….good luck with future orders

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#8 posted 10-27-2013 12:33 AM

Great job

-- What one man can do, another man can also do.

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#9 posted 10-27-2013 02:27 AM

Great carving. My dad would have loved it.

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

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#10 posted 10-27-2013 06:07 AM

Very nice carving & color…

I could not play the video… why a facebook link?

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#11 posted 10-27-2013 07:17 AM

Can’t play the video either. But, the photos look great. Nicely done.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#12 posted 10-27-2013 09:31 AM

Nice work Theresa. It can’t be easy to carve on a stick!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#13 posted 10-27-2013 10:50 AM

Thanks guys for the encouraging and supportive comments.
I’ll see what I can do about the video. It works for me, so you must have to be on Facebook.

-- Theresa,

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#14 posted 10-27-2013 11:18 AM

Beautiful! A work of art, truly amazing. Another great piece by Theresa.

-- John, Illinois,

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#15 posted 10-27-2013 02:52 PM

That’s a good looking walking stick and a great conversation piece. It could also be used as a good defensive weapon if needed.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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