Stick 69 Red Cedar Chief

This walking stick was hand carved from a single piece of wood out of Red Cedar. I carved this staff with an added hand grip. This beautiful wood is in its natural color, I didn’t add any wood stain to it. I only applied a clear coat of polyurethane.

Rattlesnake Stick #68~ Green Mojave

Here is my latest walking stick, hand carved from a single piece of wood. This is a Green Mojave rattlesnake walking cane.etsystick68green mojave5mikestick68

Rattlesnake Stick 67, and a Carved Stone Arrowhead Pendant

Hope you enjoy this update on what I’ve been up to which includes my carved Rattlesnake walking stick #67 plus a carved arrowhead pendant necklace that is made from Serpentine stone.

Carved Redwood Eagle Pendant Necklace and Carved Serpenting Stone Arrowhead Pendant Necklace

Sometimes it’s fun to make a quick project.  I really enjoyed carving this eagle pendant out of Redwood.  I utilized the natural color of the wood and did not use any stain.

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Carved Redwood Eagle

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Carved Serpenting Arrowhead

Wild Roses Cane

My wife and I collaborated to make this intricately hand-carved walking cane.  Using my wife, Brenda’s design, I enjoyed roughing it out in relief.  She put the final details on it.   It features a relief carving of wild roses with their leaves and vines. It’s  is carved from a single piece of wood. The natural light color of the sapwood and darker tones of the heartwood were utilized to enhance the effects of this design. Only a high gloss polyurethane was applied and no stain was needed to bring out the beautiful grain in this piece. It is available in my shop on stinnettstudio.etsy.com.

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A Warrior’s Solitude-Native American Walking Stick

I’m showing the carving of this walking stick and also a little venture out into the countryside to find historical evidence of the Native Americans.  Thanks for watching and I look forward to your comments!

Mike Stinnett’s Q and A

Just thought I’d answer a few of the most frequently asked questions people have about my life and carving.

Carved Wolf Walking Stick #63

 

Work in Progress~Hand Carved Rattlesnake Cane #61

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I carved this Rattlesnake cane from a single piece of wood.  The painting is complete and it is ready for stain to be applied to the remaining wood.  I will also be drilling a hole in the handle for a lanyard.

Those of you who have been following me for some time have seen that my family and I enjoy sharing my life and work in videos.   We appreciate all the encouragement that has been given and the expression, of some of you, to continue.  We enjoy hearing from you and look forward to all your comments.

If you would like to support me further I have started a Patreon account where I share updated  information and videos about my projects, life and work.  I will also be giving my first  full tutorial of the making of Rattlesnake cane #61 in a series of videos for my friends on Patreon.

Rattlesnake Walking Stick #60

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I made this walking stick from a clear Cedar post.  I really enjoyed how easy the cedar carved and how well it took the stain.  I hope you’re all having a happy start to a great new year!