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Old Sunday 13th July 2014, 18:00   #1
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Woodcock walking stick...

hi all...not found much time for art related stuff these days...but here goes...
this was carved from lime..beak was made from a piece of antler, for strength.
then painted with acrylic paints, shaft is hazel...thanks ,mark...
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Old Sunday 13th July 2014, 19:07   #2
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Nice.
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Old Sunday 13th July 2014, 19:14   #3
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Beautifully crafted Mark
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Old Sunday 13th July 2014, 20:02   #4
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Old Sunday 13th July 2014, 21:25   #5
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That is lovely very lifelike.

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Old Sunday 13th July 2014, 22:43   #6
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Very nice...great job!
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Old Tuesday 15th July 2014, 22:11   #7
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well balanced peice , nice idea with the antler should be a lot stronger.
how did you attach the head ? with threaded bar?
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Old Wednesday 16th July 2014, 06:51   #8
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well balanced peice , nice idea with the antler should be a lot stronger.
how did you attach the head ? with threaded bar?
yes mate, threaded bar... the antler is very strong, & goes into the wood about
20mm...thanks for the comments.mark..
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Old Wednesday 16th July 2014, 11:20   #9
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How much wood would a woodcock cock if a woodcock could cock wood?
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Very nice.....and good for protection ¡

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The web site looks good and paticularly like the way the woodcock sits directly on the shank
I mostly use nickel silver collars for mine ,but will try your approach to mouting the heads.
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Old Wednesday 30th July 2014, 21:33   #13
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Stunning work fella the detail on the feathers is outstanding
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How much wood would a woodcock cock if a woodcock could cock wood?
A woodcock would cock all the wood he could if a woodcock could cock wood!”
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Splendid work! Good idea about using a harder material for the beak, really makes it more lively.
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Old Monday 4th August 2014, 07:33   #17
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one word,EXLCELENT.well done.
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that woodcock walking sticj is a cracker Mark
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Excellent work - stunningly likelike, you have caught the character perfectly!
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