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Forum topic by kolwdwrkr posted 04-30-2009 03:37 AM 996 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-30-2009 03:37 AM

I made a cane handle for a fellow lumberjock and it turns out that we had a bit of miss-communication. He wanted a topper for a staff, and I made a cane handle. So here I am with a handle, but no material to make the cane. I’m wondering if someone could help me out with a piece long enough and thick enough to make the cane. It needs to be 2”x 2” x cane height. I’m willing to trade, I just don’t know what. Can someone help me out with this?
Here is the cane handle I made.
I'm also willing to sell the handle as is to someone who can add the stick.

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#1 posted 04-30-2009 04:19 AM

What is “cane height”? I have a number of 2×2 ish pieces

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#2 posted 04-30-2009 05:16 AM

I’d have to say that it would range from 32” to 36”. In my opinion, and I’m no cane expert, I think you should have a slight bend in your elbow, not to straight, not to bent. I’m hoping MMH or Mark A Decou could chime in on that. If I had a 36” length I would just cut it to be comfortable to me. But I’m 6’1”, so I may make it a little shorter then what I would like. I’ll most likely PM one of them after I receive the material.

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#3 posted 04-30-2009 05:56 AM

Wish I could help Keith. Great piece.

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#4 posted 04-30-2009 06:13 AM

You’re right Grumpy, it’s beautiful. Wish I had his talent

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#5 posted 04-30-2009 11:24 AM

I have a huge pile of 8/4 rough-cut walnut. Just let me know dimensions and if you want me to surface plane it out smooth. I am in the process of another walnut chair so I am sure I will come across a “scrap” piece close enough to your dimensions soon.


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#6 posted 04-30-2009 01:17 PM

Beautiful cane head, unique!

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