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#1 dave51

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 03:13 PM

hi there
I have a lot of kiln dried and seasoned hardwood logs

which I use to burn on my wood stove in the winter and in my smoker

must are beech birch oak and ash

would these be any good for making into handles for walking sticks
any help would be great thanks for reading this

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#2 Rodney

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 04:37 PM

Any of those will give you good handles.  Look for plain sawn boards.  They have better grain direction for handles.


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Posted 20 August 2019 - 07:45 AM

many thanks for the reply mate I got a few busy days coming up I am starting to set up my work shed got all the tools I need I think just waiting for the electrician to do the electrics for me then I will be good to go thanks once again Rodney

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Posted 20 August 2019 - 02:28 PM

Another good spot to make a handle is if the log has a branch. You get the strength of the naturally bent wood plus it can have some really sweet grain.
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