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Browse our selection of walking canes, walking sticks and hiking sticks that offer both safety and style when you are out and about. I have a dowel machine coming, and a customer wants me to make hickory walking canes, with the big bend on the holding end. I have talked at length with Windsor chairmakers and the other trick is to split out the stick blanks from green wood in the log to keep the grain the curve of bend. If you have a question regarding a Knowledge Base article, your best chance at uncovering an answer is to search the entire Knowledge Base for related articles or to post your question at the appropriate WOODWEB Forum.
When you post your question at the Forum, be sure to include references to the Knowledge Base article that inspired your question. If taking wood from a live tree, try to collect in an area that could tolerate some thinning.
Wear protective gloves and hiking boots when cutting and collecting wood to prevent cuts and bites.
Woods to collect for walking stick making are Aspen, Maples, Willows, Basswood, Birch and many other deciduous tree limbs.

Never stick your hand in an old wood piles or brush before you poke the area with a stick a few times.
Meet HelperT2895, a medical student from India who has been active on wikiHow for over 2 years. The crook is a great stick for hill walking as its length makes it easier to climb down steeps hils better. As walking aids, our walking canes provide weight capacities that begin at 250 pounds and are available in an array of sizes and handle styles. I come from a background of bentwood lamination, so bending wood with a high MC is new to me. He enjoys checking new edits in Recent Changes Patrol, cleaning up bad category additions in the Category Guardian, and voting on deletions for low quality articles.
If you cut the stick while the leaves are on the tree you can add at least 4 more months to the drying time.
Below you will find decorative and wooden walking canes for men and also some designed specifically women, and even cane storage racks.

This will give a starting stick longer than needed, but this allows for any mistakes made during the cutting. In addition, taking wood from a living forest may be environmentally damaging or even illegal in some locations. I chose sapele wood for its dark red colouring and this piece of hazel is a silvery gold colour. We are proud to offer Harvy walking canes that feature reinforced rubber tips for unbeatable safety, and their wooden hiking and walking sticks that are ideal for outdoor enthusiasts. When I was ready to bend it I clamped a piece of wood that was curved with the radius I wanted. For new editors, he suggests you check out the Spellchecker or Tips Patrol and dive right in!

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