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Project by mpounders posted 02-11-2014 05:44 PM 759 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My son-in-law and his father are avid turkey hunters, and John came up with this idea as a birthday gift for his dad. When enlarged to a size usable for a cane handle, it almost looks like a dragon foot or something. The scaling and colors were interesting to me and John approved of the accuracy of the carving and painting. I attached it to a bark-on stick that has some interesting colors and textures. The carving is basswood and I have no clue what the stick might be! It stands 41 1/2” tall. Thanks for looking!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com





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steve_in_ohio

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#1 posted 02-11-2014 07:13 PM

very interesting piece, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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deon

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#2 posted 02-11-2014 07:33 PM

Looks great, a bit dragonish yes and it looks quete comfortable for your hand when you lean on it

-- Dreaming patterns

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NaFianna

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#3 posted 02-11-2014 11:36 PM

Amazing carving

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

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Woodbridge

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#4 posted 02-12-2014 12:08 AM

really cool cane and fabulous carving.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 02-12-2014 01:00 AM

Looks like a turkey foot to me. Great job

-- Tommy, http://www.followingghost.com

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#6 posted 02-12-2014 01:47 AM

Great job you are right it looks like a dragon’s foot.

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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Roger

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#7 posted 02-12-2014 01:54 AM

I seriously can’t tell which one is the real one.

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

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Eli Adamit

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#8 posted 02-12-2014 06:00 AM

Funny, ugly and very nice woodcarving. I like the project from the woodcarving aspect but I wouldn’t like to hold it as a walking stick. Very good job.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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bake

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#9 posted 02-12-2014 06:09 AM

Very cool and a little creepy.
I don’t mind shooting or eating turkeys but I don’t think I want to hold hands with one.
Bake

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.

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punk

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#10 posted 02-12-2014 02:43 PM

im in pressed the detail is perfect verry nice he should be very proud of it

-- Punk in PA

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#11 posted 02-13-2014 09:15 PM

Lovely turkey dragon foot cane! Your attention to details is awesome.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#12 posted 02-13-2014 09:31 PM

That is very interesting ! Nice carving !

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sheetzy

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#13 posted 02-16-2014 12:45 AM

great job. i love it. its now in my favorites.

-- Sheetzy

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#14 posted 02-17-2014 05:26 PM

Cool cane handle! Excellent carving on that interesting design. I bet he loves it.

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Dan'um Style

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#15 posted 03-02-2014 01:29 PM

sweet ! great project posting. one of my favorites.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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