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Project by mpounders posted 64 days ago 602 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 64 days ago

very interesting piece, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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deon

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#2 posted 63 days ago

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 63 days ago

Amazing carving

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

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Woodbridge

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#4 posted 63 days ago

really cool cane and fabulous carving.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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ghost5

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#5 posted 63 days ago

Looks like a turkey foot to me. Great job

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

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Rustic

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#6 posted 63 days ago

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 63 days ago

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 63 days ago

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 63 days ago

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

-- The only thing wrong with instant gratification is that it's not fast enough. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.

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punk

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#10 posted 63 days ago

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

-- Punk in PA

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Bearpie

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#11 posted 61 days ago

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

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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moment

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#12 posted 61 days ago

That is very interesting ! Nice carving !

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sheetzy

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#13 posted 59 days ago

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

-- Sheetzy

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Fishinbo

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#14 posted 58 days ago

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 45 days ago

sweet ! great project posting. one of my favorites.

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

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