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Forum topic by ND2ELK posted 04-29-2009 12:31 AM 1410 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-29-2009 12:31 AM

Just wanted to let you know that in my opinion Mark A DeCou is a true craftsman of his craft. What is really great about lumberjocks, is that there is always someone out there that inspires us no matter what level of wood worker we are. Mark is one of these people that inspires me. If you ever need a custom walking cane, this is the man to do it for you. The pictures do not do this cane justice. Pictures do not show the touch, the fit, the detail, the balance and the pride that went into making this cane. This comes from perfecting ones craft over the years. Thank you Mark for your inspiration and a prize possesion I will cherish for the rest of my life. If you wish to see this cane go to Marks projects : #2009-08, Custom Walking Cane, Coiled Ribbon Twist, Spalted White Oak, Spalted Sycamore & Walnut Handle.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#1 posted 04-29-2009 12:43 AM

Thanks Tom,

I totally agree with you about Mark.

I looked at your cane here, it’s a beauty.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#2 posted 04-29-2009 01:25 AM

i also agree , his work is the meaning of craftsmanship . what i can’t believe is how he gets so much done , all beautifully done.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#3 posted 04-29-2009 03:13 PM

Mark quietly goes about doing his work with professionalism and the kind of quality we all strive to achieve. The cane is a work of art!


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#4 posted 04-30-2009 11:01 PM

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#5 posted 04-30-2009 11:54 PM

Tom, I think that you’re preaching to the choir. I just hope that you only have to use your’s for a short period and then can delegate it to a site for the piece of art that it is.

-- RTB. stray animals are just looking for love

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#6 posted 05-01-2009 07:14 PM

oh shucks folks.

Quiet? That usually doesn’t describe me, but I like it.


-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan -

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#7 posted 05-01-2009 08:20 PM

You have a one of a kind collectors piece from a master craftsman! It doesn’t get any better. Congratulations to you both.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#8 posted 05-01-2009 09:40 PM

Mark is the man we could all take a lesson from. Good man, great work and a great writer as well!

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#9 posted 05-02-2009 02:56 PM

Yes, I agree Mark is a true “CRAFTSMAN” in every sense of the word. I stand in Awe at the quality of his work and detail and presentation. I only wish he live closer, so I could get a few Lessons.

-- Marty Ohio

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