If you have found this page then you probably already know just how incredible Mike Stinnett is at carving. His Snake Walking Sticks are amazing! Many people want to learn how to make similar projects. Mike wrote a book that will walk you through the entire process from selecting a piece of wood, carving the snake, burning in the scale textures, and even painting and finishing the project. There are a few tools that Mike has found to speed up the process and the tools listed below are what he recommends.