SPECIAL OFFER rates will ***STRICTLY*** ONLY BE HONOURED for orders submitted online....any items phoned through will be priced at normal, non discounted rates.

Buffalo Horn - Knobstick handles

Special OfferBuffalo Horn - Knobstick handles

Currently on special offer!

Nicely balanced, solid water buffalo handles in traditional Victorian patterns.

"ROUND HANDLE" - shown left
"PRINCE OF WALES" HANDLE - shown right

Ideal for lighter weight shafts, especially walking stick heights and will fit at 21 - 23mm. Most show striking graining and some with grey / green streaks evident on polishing to finish. Both may also be carved.
The "Round" handle provides a very solid grip where support from the stick is required.
The "Prince of Wales" grip is ideal for a more slender shaft and is more a decorative than supportive handle in use.

Round Knob Handle: £7.95 each
Round Knob Handle (3): £22.95 each
Round Knob Handle (5): £37.50 each
Prince of Wales Knob Handle: £7.95 each
Prince of Wales Knob Handle (3): £22.95 each
Prince of Wales Knob Handle (5): £37.50 each



Currently on special offer!

Ideal catapult / rifle rest tops in carefully fashioned Water Buffalo horn. Sanded to a very satisfactory pre polish finish, very little further work required.

26 - 28mm on the base.

We offer a choice between plain buffalo horn or buffalo horn with bone style caps....something a little different and giving an interesting contrast in finishes depending on your own preference

Wide prong top: £7.95 each
Wide prong top / Bone style caps: £7.95 each



Currently on special offer!

******This universally popular craft gleu is about to go up in price for the first time with us in 10 years +
We have 40 cases set aside at last of the line discounted rate. Offer whilst stock lasts *****

"151", reliable , strong, fast setting two part epoxy.

Set colour is useful in small filling tasks often required with ram's horns.

Trade enquiries welcome as we carry a huge stock of this material

Single Pack : £1.00 each
151 - six pack ( 6 ) : £5.75 each
151 - case ( 12 ) : £10.50 each

Chestnut Twisters

Special OfferChestnut Twisters

Currently on special offer!

4'6" ( 137cm ) length and 23 - 26mm top diameter.

These are carefully selected " Premium" chestnut shanks, stripped, then expertly spiral grooved, by hand, on a machine, using first a broad "fingernail" faced cutter and then another identical cutter, the second cut being half the width of the first.
The resultant pattern is as close to a natural "vine" created grooving as it's possible to get.
The sticks are then flamed and lightly polished.
Very attractive, eye catching, dependable strong sticks.

Price: £9.95 each



Currently on special offer!

Same as the shaped Standard market Handle but made from a larger, heavier horn giving a long "turnable" nose. Will make up into a nose out Market Handle / Crook with a little heating and shaping.
Some figured pieces ( occasionally!!! ) available showing greys and white up the heel and over the crown.
Plumb and balanced in proportion.
Heavier weights shank to 26mm+
Medium will typically shank to 23 - 25mm.
Lighter pieces available....suitable for ladies weight sticks ( typically 20/22mm on base).

Long Nose market handle Heavier: £22.95 each
Long Nose Market Handle Medium : £21.95 each
Long Nose Market Handle lt wt: £17.95 each

Buffalo Horn Crutch handle

Special OfferBuffalo Horn Crutch handle

Currently on special offer!

Perfectly balanced, finely sanded classical "crutch" type handle in Black / Blue / grey buffalo horn.

Ready to polish and fit to shaft 23mm or under. An excellent, supportive handle to go with our Turned Shafts ( 900mm variety ) and easily fitted with the aid of a Nickel Flange ring ( see Ferrules, Spacers, Collars & Fixings section ) which will give the all important Black / Silver contrast in finish!!

Price: £11.95 each



Currently on special offer!

Wide prong handle supplied with two top surface Edinburgh Hallmarked finials. You will rebate the prong tops and fit the finials over the rebated portion. The sizing of the finials ensures a perfect smooth line in finish and they can easily be glued in place once you have achieved a good "push fit". Nice chunky finials giving an average of 14g solid silver per set. Prestige combination. Nothing "sets off" buffalo horn better than Sterling silver!!!

Price: £22.95 each



Currently on special offer!

Same material as regular chestnut (52 - 54") but stripped and longer air dried. The knotting is still very much a feature, many of our regular customers for these are fond of pyrographing designs onto them.
Stripped shanks always a good contrasting choice for darker coloured handles.

PREMIUM - very best available, superbly straight and assured taper.

STANDARD - good everyday stick, well balanced and very well straightened. 23 - 26mm

HEAVY WEIGHT - Tops are 27 - 30+mm.

Stripp. Chestnut Premium: £6.95 each
Stripp. Chestnut Standard: £6.75 each
Stripp. Chestnut Heavy Wt: £6.75 each

Silver Hook Rapid Two Part Epoxy

Special OfferSilver Hook Rapid Two Part Epoxy

Currently on special offer!

Back in stock after a long wait !

Super fast, super strong, 2 x 12.5g tubes ( hardener and adhesive components )

Sets in approx 3 minutes. Highly regarded , performance material across a range of craft related disciplines ( sticks, bows, turnery etc )

Trade rates available - apply please by phone or e mail

Silverhook Epoxy Single pack: £1.75 each
Silverhook Epoxy 6 pack: £9.95 each
Silverhook Epoxy 12 pack: £18.95 each
Silverhook Epoxy 24 pack: £35.95 each

Catapult type top

Special OfferCatapult type top

Currently on special offer!

Water buffalo horn top reminiscent of catapult shape. Fine sanded finish, "prongs" rounded on the top, 25 - 28mm on base diameter, good volume discounts.

Want to work these into catapult handles...... - ask us for stag antler extensions and see catapult rubber in sundries section.

Now with the added choice of Bone style capped prongs for a little extra contrast in finish !

Cata. handle: £8.50 each
Cata. handle / Bone style caps: £7.95 each

Large Lyre handle

Special OfferLarge Lyre handle

Currently on special offer!

Similar to our long popular "lyre" pattern handle and also in Water buffalo horn, these pieces are a little larger and shaped and taken to a fine surfaced "pre polish" finish.

Many show strong graining with white and grey layering prominent in the side walls.

Bone style capped handles give a little extra choice, nice contrast!

For use a rifle rests, walker tops or catapults.......you choose.

Large Lyre: £7.95 each
Large Lyre /Bone caps : £6.95 each

Buffalo Lyre handle

Special OfferBuffalo Lyre handle

Currently on special offer!

Shaped like a "Lyre" these pieces are widely popular and sought after, making most attractive thumbstick or stalking pole tops. Many with attractive veining visible in finished surface.

Buffalo lyre: £6.75 each


Special OfferCHESTNUT

Currently on special offer!

Seasoned & straightened....strong, nicely tapered, rich burgundy / chocolate coloured bark with interesting, regular figuring around the numerous, carefully dressed knots. Take a beautiful oiled finish.

All shanks in range 52" - 54"

PREMIUM - very best available, superbly straight and assured taper. Generally 23 - 26mm tops.

STANDARD - good everyday stick, well balanced and very well straightened. Generally 23 - 26mm top diameter

HEAVY - as standard but 27 - 30+mm tops.

LIGHT WEIGHT - Tops are 22mm or less.

EXTRA LONG ( 1.5m - 1.6m in length with 28 - 33mm tops) These HEAVIER chestnut are useful as "Stalking Poles" or in uses where something beyond the standard 4'6" is required. Standard and premium grades stocked. Very even.

Reg. Chestnut Prem : £6.95 each
Reg. Chestnut Std : £6.50 each
Reg. Chestnut Heavy : £6.50 each
Reg. Chestnut Lt Wt: £5.95 each
Chestnut Ex Long Prem: £8.95 each
Chestnut Ex Long Std: £8.45 each

Pony's Foot Handle

Special OfferPony's Foot Handle

Currently on special offer!

Old Edwardian pattern top, fashioned in black buffalo horn and with definite visible blue & grey veining. Makes a nice delicate cane or hunting crop handle.

Price: £12.95 each


Special OfferHAZEL

Currently on special offer!

The all round favourite 52 - 54".
Choose from.,
STANDARD ( Good everyday sticks 23 - 26mm )
HEAVY ( 27mm - 32mm tops - request weight )
LIGHT WEIGHT ( Tops 22mm and less )
WORKING GRADE ( No frills - sturdy, ideal beaters / selling sticks)

Seasoned, straightened and ready to go. No lacquer or ferrule - finish to your own preference.
Ex long hazel ( 1.5 - 1.6m and tops 28 - 33mm ) best used as stalking / long wading poles.

Hzl Premium NO STOCK: £0.00 each
Hzl standard : £6.95 each
Hzl heavy : £6.95 each
Hzl Lt Wt Standard: £6.45 each
Hzl working : £4.95 each
Hzl Ex Long Prem: £10.95 each
Hzl Ex Long Std: £10.45 each

Stained Ash Shanks

Special OfferStained Ash Shanks

Currently on special offer!

Natural Ash shanks (52 - 54") treated by immersion with light brown stain.
Ash being the hard wood that it is, the stain is taken up very evenly on the bark, but only superficially over the dressed knots...so these may be very easily dressed to reveal a nice contrasting lighter underlying colour...a very striking effect when done over the full length of these heavily knotted shanks.
Every bit as strong as Natural ash.

Premium - superbly straight, very even knotting
Standard - well knotted, well straightened
Working - excellent sticks , evenly knotted but perhaps a corrected dogleg or minor bark blemish

Very even diameters in current stock 23 - 26mm tops available at the present time, no light or heavy weights.

Stained Ash (Premium ): £5.95 each
Stained Ash ( Standard ): £5.45 each
Stained Ash ( Working ) : £4.25 each


Special OfferASH

Currently on special offer!

European ash. Long slow growth in colder Eastern European areas bestows density and strength on these sticks.

Natural bark is greeny grey with with a selection of interesting bark patterning. Prominent knotting.
52" - 54" in length.

PREMIUM - very best available,show standard straightness and taper

STANDARD - good everyday stick, well balanced and very well straightened 23 - 26mm tops.

WORKING - well straightened but may have corrected doglegs or slight damage to bark. Perfectly useable for selling / working sticks

Ash premium: £6.95 each
Ash standard: £6.45 each
Ash working: £4.95 each

Fumed Chestnut Shanks

Special OfferFumed Chestnut Shanks

Currently on special offer!

Stripped Chestnut, carefully dried then fumed using ammonia, resulting in a unique, rich, mid brown finish which will complement a wide variety of tops.

All shanks in range 50" - 54"

PREMIUM - very best available, good taper, superbly well straightened

STANDARD - good everyday stick, well balanced and very well straightened.
Generally 23 - 26mm tops

HEAVY - as standard but 27mm+ tops.

WORKING - good workaday sticks, perhaps a larger dressed off knot or corrected dogleg, but well serviceable

Fumed Chestnut Premium: £5.95 each
Fumed Chestnut Standard: £5.45 each
Fumed Chestnut Heavy: £5.45 each

Indian Rosewood Lyre tops

Special OfferIndian Rosewood Lyre tops

Currently on special offer!

Shaped like a musical lyre and fashioned from stunningly grained North Indian Rosewood. Widely popular as thumbstick or stalking pole tops.

Truly exceptional graining

Rose lyre : £6.75 each



Currently on special offer!

Ever popular as plain thumbstick or stalking pole tops.

Fashioned from Black / grey - blue Water Buffalo Horn.

Short "stubby" bases that will shank out to 25 - 28mm and now with the added choice in Bone style capped prongs being available to give you that extra diversity in finished appearance.

Churchill top plain: £6.75 each
Churchill top capped: £6.75 each


Special OfferCRAB APPLE

Currently on special offer!

Exceptional sticks, Apple have the richest and best figured bark of all of our shanks, together with prominent regular knotting - just like Blackthorn!!!!! Our illustration shows apple shanks as we supply them, "seasoned and straightened" only.....much can be made of the finish, either using oil or quality varnish / lacquer, where several coats of these materials can be applied to great effect.

Premium - best available - exceptional straight sticks and lovely taper.
Standard - very similar to Premium in apple, perhaps a knot requiring dressing or a little greater taper to set them apart
Working - perfectly servicable sticks, perhaps some correction in straightness required - easily acheivable as no varnish / finish in present.
We will accomodate specific diameters where stock permits....put requirement in comments field at end of ordering process please. Lightweights "sub 23mm". Medium weights 23 - 26mm. Heavier weights ( limited stock ) 26mm+ when available in the requested specification.

Premium Apple Medium 50/52: £14.95 each
Premium Apple Lt Wt 50/52: £12.95 each
Premium apple heavier 50/52: £14.95 each
Standard Apple Medium 50/52: £10.95 each
Standard Apple Lt Wt 50/52: £9.95 each
Standard Apple heavier 50/52: £10.95 each
Working apple: £5.95 each

Market / Walker top / basic pattern

Special OfferMarket / Walker top / basic pattern

Currently on special offer!

In Black buffalo horn, often showing attractive white and grey veining.

Fully formed, plumb and "in line", but may be further "turned in" with the application of a little heat and clamping.
Heavier 26mm and over
Medium 23 - 26mm
Lighter weight 20 - 22mm

Market handle Heavier: £18.95 each
Market handle Medium : £17.95 each
Market handle light weight: £15.95 each

Crutch / Derby pattern handle

Special OfferCrutch  / Derby pattern handle

Currently on special offer!

Traditional supportive walking stick handles in Crutch (bottom of photo) pattern.
Finished and polished in fantastically figured North Indian Rosewood.

Crutch Rosewood: £2.95 each

Stained (Blue) Chestnut

Special OfferStained  (Blue) Chestnut

Currently on special offer!

Stripped, then stained mid/navy blue , these add a nice "contemporary" countrystyle appearance to the shank line up.
The colour compliments any manner of tops from ram's horn and timber through to buffalo and stag & sits very well indeed with the everyday tones of the great outdoors!!!
52" - 54"
Standard & Premium will be in the range 23- 26mm tops
Lightweight 20- 22mm
Try something different!!!

St. (Blue) Chestnut Prem: £5.45 each
St. (Blue) Chestnut Std: £5.00 each

Market handle Nose in

Special OfferMarket handle Nose in

Currently on special offer!

Generously proportioned nose in profile market handle in Black buffalo horn.

"Squared" out - being plumb, sound and symmetrically proportioned and ready for rounding, shanking and finishing .

Will fit to shanks to 25mm

Price: £17.95 each



Currently on special offer!

Quality, hi - grade diecast working cleek handles. Reallistically dimensioned.
Pin to shank through predrilled pilot hole.

Alu Cleek handle: £7.95 each



Currently on special offer!

52" - 54"
Great light coloured stripped sticks, similar to holly.
Well used with darker handles where a stark light / dark contrast is desired in finished appearance.
Diameters from 22 - 28mm available ( state preference in comments field at end of ordering process please )

PREMIUM - Best available, exceptionally well straightened with nicest taper.

STANDARD - Well straightened, good taper, not far behind premium in overall quality

WORKING - Good workaday sticks, not show quality but perfectly servicable.

Stripp. Ash Premium: £6.95 each
Stripp. Ash Standard: £5.95 each
Stripp. Ash Working: £4.50 each


Special OfferOAK & ASH SHAFTS

Currently on special offer!

Super strong sports grade Canadian Ash (pictured) and selected English Oak shafts.

Striking mature "dogtooth" type graining in both, the Oak shafts often further enhanced by striking medullary markings. Both may be further enhanced with the use of certain staining & finishing techniques such as liming and washing with Indian ink / similar.

Two lengths
50" ( 1250mm )
36" ( 900mm )

....and two weights...

Heavier 25mm / 20mm taper.
Lighter 23 / 16mm taper.

The shorter sticks are genuinely strong and most useful for making up sticks where support and appearance is required.

Long Heavy ash (25/20mm): £6.95 each
Long lightweight ash (23/18mm) 1300mm ( 52: £6.95 each
Short lightweight ash ( 23/20mm) : £4.95 each
Short lightweight Oak ( 23/20mm) : £3.95 each

Horse Shoe Handle

Special OfferHorse Shoe Handle

Currently on special offer!

Fashioned in black / blue / grey buffalo horn to pre polished smooth surface finish, nice thumstick proportions and about 25mm on base for shanking.
Just like a horse shoe inverted on top of stick, complete with dug out nail holes, raedy to shank and finish.

Price: £9.95 each

Cumbrian pattern market handle

Special OfferCumbrian pattern market handle

Currently on special offer!

East Indian Water Buffalo Horn. Fine, smooth, pre polish surface finish, much loved pattern used as lighter weight / ladies sticks in shooting circles, will fit to 23mm / 24mm shank. Many will show attractive graining on final polish being achieved.

Price: £19.95 each

Stained (Green) Chestnut

Special OfferStained  (Green) Chestnut

Currently on special offer!

Stripped, then stained mid green , these add a nice "contemporary" countrystyle appearance to the shank line up.
The colour compliments any manner of tops from ram's horn and timber through to buffalo and stag & sits very well indeed with the everyday tones of the great outdoors!!!
52" - 54"
Standard & Premium will be in the range 23- 26mm tops
Lightweight 20- 22mm
Try something different!!!

St. Green Chestnut Premium: £5.45 each
St. Green Chestnut Standard: £5.00 each

We DO NOT ship horn or wood to outwith the EU...specifically to the USA, Canada or Australia as there are potentially Customs issues.


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2. Submit the order to us with your full contact details. 

3. We assess the order and  calculate the most cost effective carriage option.

4. Finally, we contact you, advise the preferred carriage option and request payment.


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