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Hazel Coppice Knob Walking Stick.
Product Code: 1201These traditional knob walking sticks are perhaps the most rustic in appearance of all walking sticks. They almost seem to have been freshly cut from the hedgerow. Read on to find out how they are cultivated in reality. This example is made from hazel.
This walking stick can be cut down in size as required. Please select the required walking stick length from the pull down menu below. Please note that we will come as close as we can to the measurement you select but as this height includes the ferrule and thicknesses of ferrule vary, your walking stick my vary by up to 1/2 inch from the height selected. Please note once a stick has been cut to size we are unable to accept it back, so please be sure you are choosing the correct length.
To measure someone for a walking stick, ask them to stand with their weight evenly on both feet, looking straight ahead and with their arms relaxed by their sides. You then need to measure from the floor to the prominent bone of the wrist. This is the length of walking stick required. Please note this is just a rule of thumb. If the person has special needs, they may need to be measured by a medical professional. Alternatively they may have personal preferences for a longer or shorter walking stick.
Coppicing is a traditional forestry technique and the method used to produce rustic walking sticks. A deciduous tree such as ash or chestnut is sawn in two, whereupon the part remaining rooted in the ground produces a number of new shoots. Within a few years, these grow large enough to form walking sticks. They are then cut from the tree and the process begins again. (See below for images of this process.)
The rounded handle of a knob stick is fashioned from part of the original tree's trunk; they do in fact grow upside down. Thumbsticks are grown in the same way except that the V-shaped handle is formed by a naturally occurring fork in the new shoot.
Coppicing is the ultimate technique for sustainable woodland!
Price: £34.93 (£29.11 ex VAT)
(Approx. 39.38 USD US Dollars, 32.99 EUR Euros, 4,445.68 JPY Japan Yen)
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making a coppice knob stick
making a coppice knob stick
making a coppice knob stick
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|Bell shaped rubber walking stick ferrule type C|
There are several different types of walking stick ferrule, most of which are listed here. Each ferrule is available in a number of different diameters, simply choose your preferred width from the pull down menu below. This bell shaped ferrule is our most popular shape. It is made of black rubber and has a steel washer insert. For people who use their walking stick in ernest, rather than just as a fashion accessory, good tread is vital. To ensure that your walking stick does not slip on wet or smooth surfaces, it is important to replace the rubber ferrule frequently. For those who have a decorative cane with a horn or metal ferrule, serious consideration should be given to covering this with a rubber ferrule, if the cane is to be used for support.
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(Approx. 2.33 USD, 1.95 EUR, 262.68 JPY)
|Combi Spike Ferrule for Hiking Staves|
This tough nylon spiked ferrule is fixed to the staff or thumbstick via a long metal screw, the head of which acts as the base of the ferrule. When hiking on hard ground, the metal tipped spike may be covered by ferrule 3560 which is sold separately (see below). This ferrule is available in several internal diameters, just make your choice from the pull down menu below.
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(Approx. 4.25 USD, 3.56 EUR, 479.54 JPY)
Would you like to check stock availability? Call Sara or Paul on 01494 775577 (if not from UK please call 0044 1494 775577) Mon-Sat 9.30 a.m. to 5.00p.m. Please Note: We do not accept orders by telephone and enquiries are better placed by email too. When ordering on-line, please note that we do not deduct any money from your credit card, until the goods are being despatched. Please also note that you may alter the quantity of goods in your basket at any time.
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