Latest walking cane with Elk accents

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Project by hunter71 posted 07-19-2017 01:21 PM 1234 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Mountain Laurel stick I carved from our property. The crook was a bit short so I added some Elk antler with Purple heart and a lighter scrap bolster. Joined with epoxy and an Oak dowel. The thumb rest is an Elk Ivory from an Elk I harvested years ago. Also doweled to the cane and epoxied in place. This stick fit’s me well and is fast becoming one of my favorite ones to use. 36”

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woodshaver Tony C

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#1 posted 07-19-2017 01:55 PM

I would be proud to take that stick for a walk. Like the addition of the Elk Antler and the face carving… Nice work Doug!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#2 posted 07-19-2017 02:30 PM

Great cane!

The bicycle in the background seems to need a little TLC though.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#3 posted 07-19-2017 06:01 PM

Nicely done

-- Everyday above ground is a good day.

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#4 posted 07-19-2017 06:47 PM

It’s a nice cane. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 07-19-2017 08:28 PM

Nice job of giving a stick and some antler a more useful life. Thanks for sharing.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#6 posted 07-19-2017 10:46 PM

Beautiful! I like making canes from the naturally shaped branches of local trees they just seem more comfortable to use tan the steam bent or carved ones. Thanks for sharing.

-- Leafherder

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#7 posted 07-21-2017 12:38 AM

Nice work!

-- Rodney, Centralia, WA, USA

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#8 posted 07-24-2017 11:58 AM

I hope that beaut walking stick is going to a good home Doug,
as I’m sure you won’t need one for many years to come!!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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