Y-Handle Hiker

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Project by knottysticks posted 1599 days ago 1537 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Y- handle hiking stick made from found wood . I think ‘ovr da pond there’ these are refered to as a ‘market stick’ , where you can rest your crossed arms in the Y while you haggle over the price of a Smithwick’s. I make a taller version that can be used as a shooting stick [for those black powder guys]. This stick uses mule deer antler for the handle and nanny bush for the shaft. The spacer is spruce and the bottom is brass tipped.

Wood – Nanny Bush
Handle – Mule Deer Antler
Brass Tipped
Spacer – Spruce

Thank you for interest.

-- Everyday above ground is a good day.

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#1 posted 1599 days ago

Unique stick. I like this one very much.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#2 posted 1598 days ago

mmmmmm Smithwicks – must make myself a Y-Handle.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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Mark A. DeCou

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#3 posted 1407 days ago

thumb-hook is another name for this style.

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan -

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#4 posted 1407 days ago

Thanks Mark, will do on the next one – thumbs up .

-- Everyday above ground is a good day.

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