Who is r d ?....

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specialk

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Bought a walking stick about 25 yrs ago at a craft show.....mans initial on the stick was r d ...lowercase.....also bought a hand carved tree with 2 dogs treeing a coon....said he was from cairo ga i think.....man was talented ..just curious if anyone knows him and if he was still around...
 

Nicodemus

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Sounds like Red Dog. He attended some of our pre 1840 rondyvoos back in those days too. Good fellow. I believe he passed away.
 

Anvil Head

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That'd be my guess as well. Pretty good carver/whittler.
 
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specialk

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thanks, shame....he was good....he had a lot of neat things that i would loved to buy but back then i didnt have the funds.....i use that stick in the spring/summer when running my beagles to move briers and such out of the way......
 
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specialk

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hey guys......i went and found the coon carving....looks like the guy was named ralph davis....this was done in 1994.....is he the same fellow?......i forgot to snap a pic of the walking stick!! 20190816_113543.jpg 20190816_113503_001.jpg
 
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