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Stenlake Publishing - Blackthorn Lore and the art of making Walking Sticks


Blackthorn Lore and the art of making Walking Sticks



Author : John Murchie Douglas
ISBN : 9781840335446
Cover : hardback
Price : £7.99

Our updated edition of this popular exploration into the legends and the practice behind the craft of walking stick making, from choosing the branch to treating and preserving the finished product. Jack Douglas spent many hours in his workshop perfecting his method of straightening the notoriously knobbly blackthorn and enhancing and preserving it to create beautiful, sturdy and unique walking sticks. In this chatty little book, he shares the method, which can also be applied to other types of wood. This edition has new photographs taken around lowland Scotland to illustrate the author’s instructions. A fascinating and useful glimpse into country lore and craft.

Blackthorn Lore and the art of making Walking Sticks
£7.99
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