Sticks & crooks links

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Information, associations etc.

All Good Ideas how to find the correct length for your walking stick
Border Stick Dressers Association encouraging the making of walking sticks and crooks by hand, Northumberland
British Stickmaker’s Guild UK organisation for stickmakers
Durham Stickmakers promoting stickmaking in Co. Durham
Hill Shepherd how to make a shepherd’s crook
Making a Brown Trout Stick with ram’s horn head and hazel shank
Phoenix Walking Sticks how to measure the length of stick you need
Pocket Farm Magazine stickmaking: getting a grip on this traditional craft
South Wales Stickmakers fostering the craft of stickmaking in Wales
Scottish Crookmakers Association encouraging people to take up stick and crook making in Scotland
Self-defence with a Walking Stick fantastic article from 1901 on how to defend yourself with a walking-stick
Instructables great info on making your own basic stick from scratch very cheaply
Woodworkers’ Institute description of the techniques involved in making a basic stick
YouTube video of making a walking stick