How to Make a Wooden Walking Stick

images (46)You may be planning a hiking trip for which you want to carry a wooden cane that you have made or you may want to gift a walking stick to someone. The reason for which you want to try your hand at making a walking stick can be varied but the fact of the matter is that this can be an extremely satisfying woodworking project. It is a functional object that can be a lot of fun making and that will definitely garner you a lot of praise for your ability to fashion things out of wood. In this article, we give you simple steps that will help you make a wooden walking stick.

Choosing the Wood for the Walking Stick

Before you actually go on to the process of making a walking stick, it is important that you pick out the wood that you will use for the cane.

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Beginner Woodworking Projects

Teacher helping a student to construct a frameIt is not always feasible to purchase furniture or decorative woodwork, as the prices may end up being too steep and beyond your expected budget. Also it’s hard to find simple esthetically built furniture these days, with all the flashy designs floating around the market. Seriously would you prefer a bean bag over a stool? But that’s what the shopkeepers try their best to make you buy! So the logical options that people like you and me are left with is to either purchase affordable and good quality furniture from thrift shops or even better make the furniture on our own. There are beginner woodworking projects available in plenty on the Internet, so getting started will not be the problem. The issue lies in staying focused, as the initial learning stages of woodworking, can be a little daunting as well as frustrating.
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