ANTLERS
There is an increase in the price of antler items due to the demand in the USA and now the UK for antler dog chews or eco stag bars
 
HANDLES
BUFFALO HORN
For guidance on lengths required
11" - 12" - horns market stick nose in, half head or cardigan stick
13" - 14" horns - market stick nose out.
15" horn full plain crook
16" horn full carved crook.
16" plus horns will give adequate material for any of the above and sufficient for whistles, capping or thumb handles as well.

FERRULES
Standard ferrules
These ferrules have thick uniformed wall and tip. Suitable for hill walking but would wear out faster on tarmac or concrete.The sizes in mm available are 12, 15, 16, 17.5, 18.5, 19.5, 20.5, 21.5, 22.5, 23.5 and 25.
Combi spike

This spike is an alternative to a steel spike.
It has a strong high impact poly carbonate body with hardened nickel screw for fixing.  Also included, hardened removeable rubber ferrule with steel insert
Black buffalo lyre thumb handle
These handles have been finished to a very high uniform standard and require little sanding and polishing before fitting to a suitable shank or left in its smooth satin finish and simply fitted. Approx 27mm at the joining point.
Black buffalo large lyre thumb handle
These handles have been finished to a very high uniform standard and require little sanding and polishing before fitting to a suitable shank or left in its smooth satin finish and simply fitted. Approx 26mm at the joining point.
Black buffalo horn catapult handle
A comfortable thumbstick, easily transformed into working catapult. Approx 27mm at the joining point.
Black buffalo Churchill thumb handles
These handles have been finished to a very high uniform standard and require little sanding and polishing only before fitting to a suitable shank or simply leave in its smooth satin finish. Approx 27mm at the joining point.
Black buffalo horn horse shoe thumb handle
These handles have been finished to a very high uniform standard and are ready for shanking needing only polishing only before fitting to a suitable shank or simply leave in its satin finish.
These handles measure approximately 70mm o/d of horse shoe and approximately 26mm diameter at the joining point.
Black buffalo market stick handle
Roughly formed rasped and sanded ready finishing and shanking, these handles are ideal for beginners or those without bending jigs etc. and can be turned further easily withthe use of a hot airgun and vice or even for those too busy to get the equipment out. Excellent value.
Black buffalo horn long nose market stick handle
Ready for turning for full curl or drop nosed type handle. Generous amounts of material to play with, there is sufficient material for some modest carving as well.
Black buffalo horn Pony's foot handle
These handles have been finished to a very high uniform standard and require little sanding and polishing only before fitting to a suitable shank or simply leave in its smooth satin finish.
Ideally suited for walking sticks or riding crops, a nice collar really sets them off. Approx 23.5mm at the joining point
Rosewood lyre thumb handle
These handles have been lacquered and finished to a very high uniform standard and require only shanking, as with all woods grain pattern will vary. Approx 27mm at the joining point.
Working leg cleek
Made from polished aluminium hole drilled to accept dowel type fit to top of a suitable shank, hole also drilled vertically for extra pinning once glued in position. Quick and easy operation. Making this handle a favourite for farmers/stockmen etc.
Inside diameter approx. 21mm, outside diameter approx 28mm.
Roe Antler singles
Used for sgian dubhs , catapults, shoe horns, knife handles craftwork etc, various sizes and colours.  Matched pairs sometimes available, enquire by email for details.
Red deer stag antler thumb/fork handle
Colour and shape varies, some have tines/points on, some removed. Please select from sizes below, small approx 25mm or less and large approx 25mm or more.
Red deer stag antler coronet/ crown handles
Colour and shape varies, some have tines/points on, some removed. Please select from sizes below, small approx 25mm or less and large approx 25mm or more.
Red deer stag antler rolls
Suitable for ski poles, wading pole, knife and craft handles, round in section some pistol shape at one end minimum 4" long, colour and weight varies. Please select from sizes below as required.
Twin tine antler coronets
These make very impressive handles, can be adapted for twin whistles in tines if required.
Red deer stag antler tine or point section
Size from 1.5 inches - 5 inches. Colour varies.
Economy Packs
Red deer stag antler fishing priest roll section
Size approx 8inches . Colour and shape varies.
Black water buffalo horn
From India, this material is ideal for stick-making, once the sanding stage is finished will polish easily to high gloss lustre, some horns may have some colour in them but it is not guaranteed as this is only visible after sanding and polishing. All horns minimum 30mm thick at base. Length of all horns measured on outside curve. Thickness and shape will vary slightly from images.
Larger horns sometimes available please enquire.
Solid buffalo horn pieces
For capping, but with sufficient material for thumb handles, for sgian dubh handles, blocks etc. approximately 3-4 inches x 2-3 inches x .75 -1.25 inches
Ultra brass ferrules
These brass ferrules are built with a solid 4mm brass tip which should last the lifetime of the stick. The sizes in mm available are 10,12, 15, 16, 17.5, 18.5, 19.5, 20.5, 21.5, 22.5, 23.5 and 25.
Rubber ferrules 
Alpine Spike ferrules

Alpine spike ferrule, these are steel ferrules tapered with hole drilled for pinning and are measured internally from open end. Clearance spikes have surface rust but are in perfectly usable condition.
COLLARS
Beaded Silver Nickel Alloy Collars

Nickel silver alloy collars, beaded at both ends, adds a nice decorative touch to a handle. Can be engraved, hides and strengthens a joint.
Plain nickel silver alloy collars

Adds a nice decorative touch to a handle. Can be engraved, hides and strengthens a joint.
Buffalo Horn barrel pattern collars

These collars polish easily to a high gloss lustre finish and add that special look to work piece.
Black Buffalo beaded collars

Plain beaded collars that can be engraved. 23mm and 25mm internal diameter, these are easily carved into with mini power tool for personal engraving or design.
Brass Beaded Collars
Brass beaded polished collars.  Adds a nice decorative touch to a handle and can be engraved. Hides and strengthens joint.  
Plain polished brass collars 

Adds a nice decorative touch to a handle and can be engraved. Hides and strengthens joint.
Antler barrel collars

Various sizes and colours, drilled out to allow 8mm threaded rod to pass through and butt joint only, easily filed or sanded to fit work piece.
Nickel silver and brass flanged rings

Fits nicely to most handles in range. Nice discreet joint cover with a touch of class 
GLUE
2 Part Epoxy glue

Suitable for wood, metal, leather, plastic, glass and ceramics etc extremely strong glue with a setting time of four to six minutes giving enough time to line up joints etc cap end seals syringe once open.
Standard quality hazel shanks (long and short)

Seasoned and straightened, good quality shanks, colour from light brown to dark brown and  mottled. Typical length 125-135 cm (long) 95-100cm (short). Minimum order 3 shanks.
 
Please note shanks are not available to overseas customers outside the uk
Second Grade Coloured Hazel shanks

Seasoned and straightened. Unusual snakeskin and mottled colouring caused by lichen growth and spalting.  Limited stock. Notice some of these shanks have gimps and are not totally uniform but still make very striking sticks.Typical length 125-135 cm.

Please note shanks are not available to overseas customers outside the uk   

Coloured Hazel shanks

Seasoned and straightened. Unusual snakeskin and mottled colouring caused by lichen growth and spalting. Typical length 125-135 cm. Limited stock.

Please note shanks are not available to overseas customers outside the uk           

Hazel shanks working grade shanks

Seasoned and reasonably straight with a little work these can be well worth the effort, colour from light to dark.Typical length 125-135 cm. Minimum order 3 shanks.

Please note shanks are not available to overseas customers outside the UK
Quality chestnut shanks

Seasoned straightened with very dark reddy brown colouring, the colour intensifies when finished. These shanks are springier than ash shanks but lighter in weight. Typical length 125-135 cm. Minimum order 3 shanks. 

Please note shanks are not available to overseas customers outside the uk
MISCELLANEOUS
Brass connecter flanged version

25mm diameter flange which can be easily filed or sanded to fit work piece. Ample length, can be cut easily if required.

Brass connecter straight joint

Can be used for hidden joint for bone/horn spacer fitted between joint.
8mm Threaded bar

100mm/4" in length for jointing handles
Black buffalo horn spacers  





Black buffalo horn extra thick spacers

For a wide joint with sufficient horn width for engraving initials or carving. 13mm thick 300mm diameter.
Bleached white bone spacers 
Brass shoe horn 18.5mm threaded spigot joint.

Ideal for use with stag horn/roe antler or wooden/buffalo horn handles
 




Good quality split ring/keyring
For antler whistles/keyrings etc 16 and 25mm diameter good quality.
Small plastic compass

For inserting in top of antler handle or direct into shank/pole 20mm 
Square leather lacing for lanyards
Strong nylon lanyard

Elasticated grip to fit any size of shank, easily removable.
Sgian Dubh Traditional

Scottish pattern with notched or jimped blade and grooved.
Made from stunning hi-nickel "raindrop" damascus steel.
Black leather Sgian Dubh Scabbard

Scabbard/sheaths with celtic knot design on the front.
Bottle openers

Ready to mount in antler piece or any material of your choice. Very popular mounted on roe antler, drilled at pointed end and split key ring fitted to hang up or on a belt etc.
Coronet Whistle Handle
This is ideal for hillwalking with the aid of a built in whistle for emergency or retrieving your dog.
Coronet with tine removed
For hiking/ski-pole type handle
Black buffalo Crutch handles
These handles have been finished to a very high uniform standard and require little sanding and polishing only before fitting to a suitable shank or simply leave in its smooth satin finish. Approx 23mm at the joining point.
Brown leather Sgian Dubh Scabbard

Scabbard/sheaths with celtic knot design on the front.
Cows Horn spacers 
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Sgian Dubh blades

With tang ready for mounting in antler roll/roe antler piece,buffalo horn or wood etc
Corkscrew

Ready to mount in antler piece or any material of your choice, 1/4 Witworth thread at the end. Very popular mounted on antler rolls with buffalo horn tips.

Cheese knife

Ready to mount in antler piece or any material of your choice. Very popular mounted on roe antler, antler roll or large tine.
Letter opener

Ready to mount in antler piece or any material of your choice. Very popular mounted on roe antler or antler roll.
RAMS HORN
Rams horn
New Stock of good Quality Rams horn with sufficient horn for making crooks, market handles or carved handles. Occasional ones have tag holes but all excellent quality. Limited stock be quick!
Rams horn second grade
New Stock of second grade Rams horn may be shorter, slightly damaged or have more than one tag hole but still plenty of material to make a handle. Limited stock be quick!
SHANKS                                  If you are buying for a club or require a large quantity of shanks please call for
                                                                discounted rates.
Crab apple shanks

Seasoned straightened with very dark colouring which intensifies when oiled, with regular knotting similar to blackthorn. Typical length 125-135 cm. Minimum order 3 shanks.

Please note shanks are not available to overseas customers outside the uk
Turned ash shanks

Seasoned and turned to a straight taper, 133cm long, 25mm at the top and 20mm at the bottom. Untreated ready for dye, stain, varnish or oil. Typical length 125-135 cm. Minimum order 3 shanks.

Please note shanks are not available to overseas customers outside the uk
Assorted selection shanks

One hazel, one chestnut and one crab apple shank, all seasoned and straightened, descriptions as above.Typical length 125-135 cm. Minimum order 3 shanks.

Please note shanks are not available to overseas customers outside the uk
Stickmaking kits option 1
All you need to make 1 stick with a handle of your choice, ideal for beginners or maybe a gift for a crafty person. The kit includes the following - 1 hazel shank approx 125-135cm (Lyre, Catapult, Horseshoe and Churchill) 100-120cm (Knobsticks), your handle of choice, 1 bleached white bone spacer, 1 - 8mm threaded bar, 1 tube of epoxy glue, 1 ultra ferrule and basic instructions.

Please note - some basic tools will be required to complete the stick  - junior hacksaw, knife, files, 8mm drill bit, drill, tape measure, pencil, masking tape, vice or workmate - not supplied.
Black buffalo horn knobstick handle
These handles have been finished to a very high uniform standard and are ready for shanking needing only polishing only before fitting to a suitable shank or simply leave in its satin finish.
These handles are approximately 25.5mm diameter at the joining point.
FINISHED ITEMS
Antler thumb wading staff on hazel
Antler thumb handled hazel wading staff with adjustable and detachable green paracord lanyard, rubber ferrule and double heatshrunk lead weight at the bottom. Please e-mail required finished length and order in advance (approx 2 week waiting time).
Plain antler thumbstick on hazel
Antler thumbstick on a hazel shank with a natural wax finish fitted or supplied with brass ultra ferrule. Please e-mail required finished length and order in advance (approx 2 week waiting time).
Buffalo horn capped antler thumbstick on hazel
Buffalo horn capped and polished antler thumbstick on a hazel shank with a natural wax finish, fitted or supplied with brass ultra ferrule. Please e-mail required finished length and order in advance (approx 2 week waiting time).
Green paracord

Strong 3mm green paracord, ideal for making lanyards for walking sticks, wading sticks, priests etc.
Antler coronet stick on hazel
Antler coronet stick on a hazel shank with a natural wax finish, fitted or supplied with brass ultra ferrule. Please e-mail required finished length and order in advance (approx 2 week waiting time).
Buffalo horn capped antler hiking pole on hazel
Buffalo horn capped antler hiking pole on a hazel shank with a natural wax finish, fitted or supplied with brass ultra ferrule. Please e-mail required finished length and order in advance (approx 2 week waiting time).
Roe deer antler bottle opener
Roe deer antler bottle opener, a stylish addition to any drinks cabinet.
Deer antler fishermans priest
Weighted at the business end and fitted with a green paracord wrist strap.
TOOLS
8" Polishing mop

8" Polishing mop for mounting with a mop taper on a polishing machine a bench grinder or a bench mounted motor.   

Vonax and Lustre

Used in conjunction with polishing mops, Vonax for prepatory work and Lustre for a high gloss finish.   

Deer antler corkscrew
Deer antler corkscrew with polished buffalo horn caps.
All items are individually hand made on site to the highest standard. The pictures shown are examples of work already done. The item you recieve will be unique to you and not the item shown.
Disston multi angle drill bit

Ideal for drilling wood or horn handles prior to fitting to a shank available in two sizes.

Deer antler zip pull
Easy to find zip pull especially when wearing gloves, fitted with a 16mm split ring.
Deer antler whistle
Ideal for dog walking or just for an emergency, fitted with a 25mm split ring.
Black American walnut handle blank
Seasoned and ready for making handles of your own desired shape. Blanks measure 6"by 7" and 1.5" thickness. Perfect for standard shape handles, look great up against a contrating white bone spacer.
Black buffalo hill crook
New to the website. Makes a comfortable walking stick handle or on a longer shank as a market stick.These handles have been finished to a very high uniform standard and require little sanding and polishing before fitting to a suitable shank or left in its smooth satin finish. Approx 24mm at the joining point and measures 10.5cm across by 10.5cm top to bottom.
Black buffalo horn Prince of Wales pattern knobstick handle
These handles have been finished to a very high uniform standard and are ready for shanking needing only polishing only before fitting to a suitable shank or simply leave in its satin finish.
These handles are approximately 25.5mm diameter at the joining point.
Seasoned and unstraightened hazel shanks (long and short)

Seasoned and Unstraightened, good quality shanks but left for you to do the work,  colour from light brown to dark brown and  mottled. Typical length 125-135 cm (long) 95-100cm (short). Minimum order 3 shanks.
 
Please note shanks are not available to overseas customers outside the uk
Deer antler tine cheese knife
Specially selected tine handled cheese knife.
Stickmaking kits option 2
All you need to make 1 antler topped stick with a handle shape of your choice, ideal for someone with resonable craft skills or some stickmaking experience. The kit includes the following - 1 hazel shank approx 125-135cm, 1 deer antler handle your handle of choice (thumb, coronet, coronet whistle or twin tine), 1 tube of epoxy glue, 1 ultra ferrule, two extra thick buffalo horn spacers and basic instructions.

Please note - some basic tools and equipment will be required to complete the stick - junior hacksaw, knife, files, drill, tape measure, pencil, masking tape, sandpaper 80, 150, 300 grit, vice or workmate, 3.2mm drill bit (optional), polishing compound and finishing oil/wax/varnish - Not supplied.
Ash Handle blank
Seasoned and ready for making handles to your own desired shape. Blanks measure 6"by 7" and 1.5" thickness.
Black American walnut carving blank
Seasoned and ready for making handles of your own desired shape. Blanks measure 6"by 7" and 2.5" thickness. Perfect carving birds heads etc and look great up against a contrating white bone spacer.
Quality Ash shanks

Seasoned straightened with pale green colouring occasionally some light red, the colour intensifies when finished. Typical length 125-135 cm. Minimum order 3 shanks. 

Please note shanks are not available to overseas customers outside the uk