Timber Rattle Snake stick

  • Advertise with us
Project by hunter71 posted 07-05-2019 06:23 PM 761 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

All one piece of wood. Naturally twisted Ambrosia Maple stick that had a vine give it some twist. I just cut some more away to see the Timber Rattler climbing down the stick. 1/2 scale Prarie Dog sits on the top. Scales burnt, mostly power carved, glass eyes. SORRY, Twist your head to see the way the pictures were taken.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

12 comments so far

View Ocelot's profile


2323 posts in 3117 days

#1 posted 07-05-2019 08:20 PM

That’s fabulous!

If you come down the trail with that and meet somebody coming ‘round the bend, they’re going to be jumping and shouting “Look out man, there’s a snake on your stick!”


View Clarkhus's profile


35 posts in 76 days

#2 posted 07-05-2019 08:28 PM

It looks great!

-- Clark

View Redoak49's profile


4140 posts in 2467 days

#3 posted 07-05-2019 09:10 PM

Love your walking stick! Looked at your other projects and all well done.

View pottz's profile


5956 posts in 1463 days

#4 posted 07-05-2019 09:48 PM

yeah thats a pretty cool stick,great conversation starter.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

View ralbuck's profile


6096 posts in 2745 days

#5 posted 07-05-2019 09:55 PM

Great work!

That should help get you a CLEAR PATH too!

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

View crowie's profile


3154 posts in 2430 days

#6 posted 07-05-2019 10:49 PM

That’s clever and creative Doug, but the idea of walking with a snake sends shivers up my spine.

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

View LittleBlackDuck's profile


2854 posts in 1299 days

#7 posted 07-06-2019 02:30 AM

Sorry H’71, looked and confirmed you were not on my buddies list, sorry as you have had posts that I have loved.
Picture #5 that has been corrected, leaves me exacerbated. I would have thought that a veteran like you may have had more consideration…. Yep I’m and r’sole… but I am a dogmatic belief follower of my foibles.

Please forgive and accept me to be no longer a considerate buddy list participant!

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

View  woodshaver Tony C   's profile

woodshaver Tony C

6765 posts in 3832 days

#8 posted 07-06-2019 02:48 AM

Nice work Doug! If that stick were in my house some of my neighbor would never come over to visit .

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

View Mark Wilson's profile

Mark Wilson

2617 posts in 1542 days

#9 posted 07-06-2019 07:21 AM

That’s wonderful, Doug.

-- Mark

View Sylvain's profile


870 posts in 2978 days

#10 posted 07-06-2019 10:36 AM

about mis-oriented pictures.

-- Sylvain, Brussels, Belgium, Europe - The more I learn, the more there is to learn

View awsum55's profile


633 posts in 987 days

#11 posted 07-06-2019 04:09 PM

Looks nice from what I can see, I wish you posted larger pics.

-- John D, OP, KS

View leafherder's profile


1835 posts in 2431 days

#12 posted 07-07-2019 04:42 PM

So the snake is climbing DOWN the stick away from the Prairie Dog? Go Dog! Show that snake who’s boss! LOL Great carving, thanks for sharing.

-- Leafherder

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics