STICKS, STAFFS & CANES

 

Our walking Sticks, Staffs & Canes are hand crafted  from a variety of reclaimed/recycled wood

species from throughout the country, but we strive to use  the invasive, exotic species found here

in Southwest Florida, (i.e. melaleuca  and Brazilian pepper). These two woods are strong and sturdy as

well as beautiful........and make excellent walking sticks, staffs and canes. From the Northland, we 

purchase sticks cut from the Bebb Willow tree which produces a beautiful stick called Diamond Willow,

with even more beautiful "diamond" shape markings. These sticks are some of the most beautiful, most

popular and most "in-demand" sticks on the market.

   

  Our sticks are hand-picked, cut, dried for at least 3 months, then selectively hand-peeled

leaving some of the bark and inner bark to create beauty and interest.  If the sticks are to be carved,

painted, decorated or woodburned, this is when the Magic happens.   All of our sticks are then signed

and dated so you know you have an original Edswood Design product. Now the finish is  applied using four

coats of finish, sanded between each coat.  We use a variety of different finishes depending on the

type of wood and end use, but for most sticks we use a satin urethane spar varnish or a hand rubbed,

satin finish tung oil. Both of these finishes bring out the grain in the wood to add beauty, have a nice

feel, and provide excellent  protection against the elements.

 

OUR CUSTOMIZING SERVICE

The inherent beauty of our sticks,  allows us to sell many of our finished creations without any carving,

painting, burning or other adornments. This gives you an opportunity to get the stick "your way" by

customizing it. Personalize your stick with your name, initials, a carved or burned design

of your choice or we can add a leather wrist strap, a leather wrap, a compass, a tripod screw (this

option will turn your stick into a "monopod" for your camera), a medallion, etc. So check out

our "Options" pages and then  tell us how you  want it customized. If we can do it, we'll give you a

quote.