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Finding the Perfect Stick

Monday, 17 August 2020  |  Olivia
How to Replace a Metal Ferrule?

Over time your metal ferrule may wear down, reducing its grip and impacting your safety. This short guide demonstrates how to correctly fit a new ferrule to your favourite walking stick.

1 CommentMonday, 6 January 2020  |  Olivia
How Do You Choose a Walking Stick?

There are many different canes available, and the choice can be overwhelming. Discover all the right questions to ask, from what the intended purpose of the cane is to the specifics of design, materials, ferrules and handles. 

Monday, 6 January 2020  |  Olivia
What Is the Best Wood for Walking Sticks?

Walking sticks can be made from hundreds of types of wood, but only some are up to the mark. Here is a quick rundown of all of our best woods and their unique properties and benefits. 

Friday, 3 January 2020  |  Olivia
How to Sit on a Shooting Stick

Shooting sticks are a useful tool for any outdoors activity. Find out everything you need to know about shooting sticks and their many benefits, as well as other uses for walking sticks in hunting and shooting.

Friday, 3 January 2020  |  Olivia
What Is the Difference Between a Cane and a Walking Stick?

Many people use 'walking cane' and 'walking stick' as interchangeable, however there is a difference between them. While canes are primarily mobility aids walking sticks have more recreational purposes. Read more about this distinction here. 

Friday, 3 January 2020  |  Olivia
What Is an Offset Cane?

Offset, or swan-neck, canes are increasingly popular in the medical community, as they position your weight directly over the stick. Here we cover the practicalities of offset canes and what it is that makes them so special.

Friday, 3 January 2020  |  Olivia
How Tall Should a Hiking Staff Be?

Hiking staffs and trekking poles come with many advantages, but you cannot expect them to be fully effective if they are not the right size for you. Here is our helpful guide to discovering your perfect size. 

Friday, 3 January 2020  |  Olivia
How to Measure for a Walking Stick

Do you need a walking stick but are unsure of which size to choose? Read our guide to finding your perfect length stick!

Thursday, 2 January 2020  |  Olivia
What Is a Derby Cane?

Derby canes are practical, versatile, elegant and extremely popular. What are the advantages of a Derby cane, and where do they come from? Why has this traditional design remained such a favourite? 

Thursday, 2 January 2020  |  Olivia
What Is Irish Blackthorn?

Irish blackthorn shillelagh are one of the most culturally significant variety of walking sticks, especially amongst Irish-Americans. What's the exciting history behind these beautiful canes?

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