Traditional Stickmaking

Charlie Walker
Stickmaking is an age-old craft that is just as absorbing and rewarding today as ever. This beautifully illustrated book describes some of the customs and practices used in traditional stickmaking. It encourages beginners to get started with a simple staff or thumb stick, but also explains advanced techniques, such as making sheep and cow horn handles, for the more experienced. Written with careful attention to detail by a prize-winning stickmaker, it is an essential guide to this fascinating craft.
Traditional Stickmaking by Charlie Walker

About the author

Charlie Walker is an experienced stickmaker based in Dorset. He has won numerous awards, including best-in-show prizes, for his sticks. He regularly judges stick-making shows, as well as giving demonstrations to clubs.