Walking Stick Course

A one day class in the basic skills involved in making your own walking stick.

Most of the people who come have never made a stick before, but everyone goes home with a complete stick usually made from hazel with a carved handle.  Anyone with a bit of stick-making knowledge who would like to improve and learn some new tricks is also welcome.

Everyone who attends learns how to straighten a stick using heat, how to joint the stick using a metal rod which fixes the handle to the shank and you will also learn knife carving skills to carve the handle and shank to a finished stage.

You will also receive advice on ways to finish the stick and how to advance you skills further.

What to bring: work clothes; pen and notebook; packed lunch  

Let us know: if you have any special needs  

Refundable up to two weeks prior to course (minus £30 admin fee)

No refunds for cancellations within two weeks of course