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.
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 only, before fitting to a suitable shank or left in its smooth satin finish and
simply fitted.
Black buffalo large lyre thumb 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 left in its smooth satin finish and
simply fitted.
 
Black buffalo horn catapult handle
A comfortable thumbstick, easily transformed into working catapult.
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.
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.
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.
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. 23mm, 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 as required.
Red deer stag antler coronet/ crown handles
Colour and shape varies, some have tines/points on, some removed. Please select from sizes
below as required.
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.
Rubber ferrules £2.00 each
Alpine Spike ferrules

Alpine spike ferrule, these are steel ferrules tapered with hole drilled for pinning and are measured internally from open end
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 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 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.
SHANKS
 
Standard quality hazel shanks

Seasoned and straightened, good quality shanks, colour from light brown to dark brown and  mottled. 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

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

Temporarily out of Stock
Coloured Hazel shanks

Seasoned and straightened. Unusual snakeskin and mottled colouring caused by lichen growth and spalting.  Limited stock.

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

Temporarily out of Stock
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. 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. 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 




Split ring/keyring stainless steel
For antler whistles/keyrings etc 1"/25mm diameter
Small plastic compass

For inserting in top of antler handle or direct into shank/pole 20mm 
Sorry out of stock at the moment
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
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
Please refresh your page before placing an order as some of the payment details have changed on the 1st April 15
Please refresh your page before placing an order as some of the payment details have changed on the 1st April 15
Temporarily OUT OF STOCK