Irish American Shillelagh

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Project by Whitt posted 08-09-2011 07:04 PM 4567 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Found a piece of Oak Drift Wood, dried out but not rotten on the banks of the mighty mississippi last year and finally had an idea for a walking stick after my brother returned from a trip to New York and Ellis Island with a picture of a Blackthorn Shillelagh.

-- "May the Grain be with You, Always"

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#1 posted 08-09-2011 10:22 PM

I love it! If you are going to fly anywhere, make sure you call it a walking stick. They frown on shillelaghs. Last time I was on a trip, I had to give up all liquids, tweezers, fingernail clippers and other dangerous weapons. Then some guy climbed on the plane with a walking stick that had at least a 1/2 lb brass head…

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#2 posted 08-10-2011 12:21 AM

I have a walking stick collection because there are so many variations. I love this one!

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "Finished"!

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