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  1. Natural Snake

    I found this piece of wood, naturally curved/ twisted/ scared, I stripped off the bark, next step is to sand and poly. I I told my Nephew that I was going to carve the wood to look like a Snake, he said "Uncle Danny it already looks like a Snake"
  2. Curled Snake Walking 08-23-2009

    I carved this Carved Snake Walking Stick a week ago. The snake was carved on twisted stick. I use acrilic paint to paint the marking, sometimes I use more brown paint, sometimes I use more black. After, the paint has dried, I apply 3 or 4 coats of polyurthane over the paint. Sometimes I...
  3. Mdf Crayola Snake with my son

    Sometimes the simple projects are the best,I made this mdf snake with my son,when we were going to paint it we found we had none left so we used his crayons instead,they colored the mdf well!it took about 5minutes for me to cut the snake from a 6mm mdf sheet and he got an hours enjoyment...
  4. Drift Snake

    On my last day of vacation in Puerto Rico in February I found a driftwood on a beach. Today I finally finished it. Carved with pocket knife. Only "skin" is made with curving tool. Finished with 15 coats of pure tung oil (with 3 days between coats) followed by 3 coats of wax. Eyes are made out...
  5. snake pen

    with all the "pen" activity here on LJ'S recently i thought id post one of my fav's,a rattlesnake cigar pen that i made a few years back. the pen blank i bought due to my lack of readily available rattle snake skins,which must be dried, stretched then cut and glued to the pen tube,then encased...
  6. Wood Snake Toy

    I make natural wood toys for kids-some are just plain carvings, others are woodburned, and some, like this one, get the full treatment-carved, sanded and burned poplar, ready for a new home. I am making some last minute additions for a kids' expo this weekend.
  7. Carved Rattle Snake Electric Violin

    I carved this violin out of Cas Guava wood…....Almond fret board….......Made it with reverse tuning so wood pegs are glued in…....Took about a month to build…....has bridge pickup and built in pre-amp…......Homemade Tung oil varnish…......Thanks for looking…........
  8. Folk-Art Carved Walnut Walking Cane, Albatross Beak & Two Climbing Twisting Snakes

    This cane has been SOLD and was shipped to Bellingham, WA. Cane Serial Number #2005-02 Welcome Web Surfers: If you are surfing looking for a special walking cane on the internet, go toward the bottom of this posting where you'll find a list of canes that I have built that are ready to ship...
  9. Carved Snake

    Me and said snake go a long ways back, to the moving days of my trucking career. Years ago when we were still doing that sort of transportaion a divorcing couple came to the warehouse to split their storage lot. I came back off a run to find two items left over. I asked my boss if the folks...
  10. Manzanita Snake Head Cane

    Here is one of my favorite canes. This is made of a piece of Manzanita root and it was a gnarly piece full of dirt and rocks. The more I cleaned it, the more voids appeared and if it weren't such an interesting piece of wood, I would have tossed it. The white snake like head is the natural...
  11. Manzanita Snake Head Cane, Back view

    The Manaznita wood can have a beautiful grain and this one has a red/burgundy spray feathered on the backside of this piece. The photo doesn't really do this justice, but the wood is incredible. I love creating art and functional art is my goal. For more information please visit...
  12. Rustic Flower: First place beginner beautiful pen contest

    So I met a guy doing a pen turning demonstration at the local Rockler. He said I should join penturners.org. So I did and they were having a bunch of contests. I just started pen turning last summer so I entered the beginner pen contest. As luck would have it I won. Here's all the entries . And...
  13. Jewelery Case "Guard fish and the medieval sea monsters"

    Jewelery Case "Guard fish and the medieval sea monsters" Linden, beech, fumed oak, oil painting. 21 cm Действующие лица: Рыба - быба - проводник: Плод авторской фантазии. Морской монах - Чудовище обитающее в северных морях. Морской монах пугает моряков давно, но со времен раннего...
  14. Rustic mirror

    My new order - rustic mirror. 54 3/4" width. Made from pine, natural woodfinish. Mirror made as aged too. New pieces of wood hand carved as aged wood. Letter B hand carved into the frame, not applied separately.
  15. this is what happens when you ask a woodworker to make something simple

    latest carving I just finished for my sister in law, she asked me to make something that can go on her wall to be used as a door bumper since there was already a hole in the wall where the doorknob was hitting. Since my sister in law owns a few snakes and I believe still breeds them (if not she...
  16. Snakes on Chair - Snaker Style Walnut Decorative Hallway Chair

    For some time now I have wanted to try and create a snake chair. Don't ask me why, its just something I wanted to try to do. Some time ago I tried my hand at carving a snake in preparation for eventually building this snake chair. The chair is made from walnut. The 56 inch high back features...
  17. Small Bench Plane

    I made this plane from a Hock Tools plan. It is 6" long and has a 1 1/4" Hock blade set. The core is Yellow Poplar, sides are Red Oak, the wedge is Walnut. The cross pin is Cherry drilled through to accept the handle from a discarded foam brush as the tenon. The sole plate is Bois d' Arc and...
  18. Snake Sign

    Just a Sign that I made for a friends Dad who sell's snake boxes at flea markets. I hope you can see the Pix OK
  19. "Watch where you step!"

    I have carved a few snakes on longer staffs of different woods, but it is bit of work, twisting and turning a long stick and doing all the details on a large snake. Plus you have to deal with different defects and qualities and hardness of the wood. I like interesting sticks with different types...
  20. Customer project-enhance old snakey root

    This is a root my customer, CJ, had for years. He wanted it to look more like a snake. Since the root was quite old and very, very dry I first soaked it in boiled linseed oil for a day, then let it dry again for a week. Then I had to drill and peg with dowel and wood glue to strengthen weak...
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