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Carved wooden "bat" by Step

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This is a hand-carved (from a single piece of tree) club. The design is of a head with a sphere in it's mouth.

I didn't make it, but I know the guy who did, and he doesn't have access to the internet.
10 hours work I am told...

Phone-pictures I'm afraid.
This is great. I love it. Any idea what wood it is?
lemonie (author)  rosemarybeetle2 years ago

Hi,

  I did know, but can't remember now. I was just a piece of common tree, the colour having been added. Thick bit was trunk, the long bit a branch.
(The guy is a real craftsman/artist)

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flamesami3 years ago
what is the animal head?...
I can just imagine some-one wielding it and saying.." surrender, lest you too feel the bite... of the (insert animal's name here)!"
I think it's a jaguar am I right?


...surrender, lest you too feel the bite...of the jaguar!
lemonie (author)  flamesami3 years ago
I don't know, but the old-guy is good with wood.

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Ekzile3 years ago
It resemble's a Shillelagh more then a bat.
lemonie (author)  Ekzile3 years ago

That is what it essentially was before it was carved, you're quite right there.

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red-king3 years ago
very nice.
lemonie (author)  red-king3 years ago

the guy is very talented

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Your "L" is not a capital. This disturbs me.
lemonie (author)  Kryptonite3 years ago
keyboards all bust, using 'on screen keyboard' for now

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gmjhowe lemonie3 years ago
If you need a keyboard, just ask! (unless you just have not got to the shop yet)
lemonie (author)  gmjhowe3 years ago

I've 3... just need to fix one.

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Wow. You must love this site, my frustration would over power my urge to sit here on Instructables and talk to people if I didn't have a keyboard.
scoochmaroo3 years ago
10 hours? That seems superfast to me. You should ask to record a time-lapse video of him doing it! Awesome stuff.
lemonie (author)  scoochmaroo3 years ago

i'd like to see that, but it'd probably involve hanging around Step's place for a coulple of days.

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Dr Qui3 years ago
Nice Shelale, this one is menacing enough to be considered more of a Cudgel.

How does he stain it so dark? ash is the whitest of wood, I really like the finish he has achieved.
lemonie (author)  Dr Qui3 years ago
it was your classic shillelagh (or however it should be spelled) before it was carve, i'll ask Step next time i see him about the stain.

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Kryptonite3 years ago
What wood was it made out of?
lemonie (author)  Kryptonite3 years ago

ash i think. the thick end was 'trunk' and the rest a branch

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I can see that, it's very well done!
GianniMora3 years ago
sick -M
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