Stickmaking Handbook

Stickmaking Handbook

Book - 2016
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This comprehensive book explains in detail how to make a wide range of traditional walking sticks, market sticks and crooks. It shows you how to select timbers or use alternative materials such as antler, ram's, buffalo and cow's horn. There are invaluable tips on straightening sticks, fitting the handle and fixing a ferrule, plus advice on how to produce a variety of effects. From seasoning woods, shaping, carving and shanking handles, to a wide range of colouring and finishing methods, Stickmaking Handbook covers all aspects of this long-established craft and will appeal to beginners and enthusiasts alike.

Publisher: Lewes, East Sussex : The Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, 2016
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9781784940980
Branch Call Number: TT199.7 .J663 2016x
Characteristics: 143 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: George, Clive 1942-- Author
Uniform Title: Stick making handbook


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