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From Old to New: Sewing Kit

June 2017 Time to make: 1 hours Boys Life "Slide of the Month" Sept. 1965, page 64 Original design: Bill Poese So continuing with the old film can slides here is a simple sewing kit than can be very helpful out on the trail for sewing up a button... 4 weeks ago

Bones and Horns (Horn - Something Special)

March 3/26/2017 Time to make: 2 hours Finishing: .5 hour ...and now the final slide in this long journey. When thinking about the last slide, I thought this would be a good time to both finish the Whittlin Jim slides and transition into other Slide... 3 months ago

Bones and Horns (Bone Eight)

Sometime between 2012 and 2015 Time to carve: 1.5 hours Finishing: .5 hour Another piece of bone given by a friend which the bone was quite thick and this is a one piece slide. I sketched out the 8 on the bone similar to the 7 Ben used, rough cut... 3 months ago

Bones and Horns (Bone Arrowhead)

March 2017 Time to make: 1 hours Finishing: 1 hour So a good friend gave me some bones one day all cut up in neckerchief sized pieces and this is a slide made from one of the bones. I really have to ask him what animal it came from but I think it... 3 months ago

Cow Horn Indian Chief

January 2017 Time to carve: 3.5 hours Finishing: 2 hour A very tough slide to make as carving cow horn is very hard. First step was to cut the bonnet and expand the horn. The original article called for the horn to be boiled until the it was... 4 months ago

Cow Horn Indian Chief

January 2017 Time to carve: 3.5 hours Finishing: 2 hour A very tough slide to make as carving cow horn is very hard. First step was to cut the bonnet and expand the horn. The original article called for the horn to be boiled until the it was... 4 months ago

Scout Hang-on (Chief Hang-On)

Summer 2016 Time to carve: 2 hours Finishing: 2 hour Same basic design as Chief Hang-on but this is a timid Scout climber. Carved from maple and painted with craft paint. Sealed with poly and the rope is 550 cord hanging his climbing belt... 4 months ago

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