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Project by Bill Akins posted 12-27-2013 01:38 PM 607 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A few weeks ago a sweet lady at my work, Miss Vicky, was in need of a cane and asked me to make her one. I made the staff out of quarter sawn white oak and the handle from black locust. The staff has a coat of Minwax gun stock stain and the handle General Finishes gel stain. Then 3 coats of spray poly and McGuires wax. Here is a video slideshow.

-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.





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#1 posted 12-27-2013 01:57 PM

Nice work.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#2 posted 12-27-2013 03:11 PM

Very Nice! Bill
I enjoyed the slideshow.

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

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#3 posted 01-12-2014 01:20 AM

really nice gift Bill! This turned out nice…I am sure she appreciates it!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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