…..and finally for now, a few more Rams Horn Crooks for sale!

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Finally we have five more rams horn crooks available for Christmas! This may be it for now so once they are gone they are gone. All cream crooks are made from Welsh mountain rams horn and have plenty of character. The red markings in the horn is called blushing and is from where the rams have been fighting! These are lovely examples of traditional shepherds crooks and can be great for anything from the country walk with the dog, a trip to the pub, working around the farm or on your peg during the shooting season. They are very strong, made with a piece of threaded bar between handle and shank very hard to break at the joint. With some care they should last several years or even a lifetime!

All crook are made from natural products and will show slight imperfections adding to their charm and individuality.

All crooks can be shortened and once sold will be fitted with a brass ferrule before shipping. UK postage and packaging is £20 and Europe £50 – I do not send to USA or Australia

Payment by cash, BACS or cheque.

I am based in South Oxfordshire and welcome enquiries by appointment only.

All enquiries to lordscountrysticks@gmail.com

 

D Ram Oct

Ram Oct D – A lovely lightweight rams horn crook suitable for a lady or child or smaller gent. Measuring approx 52″ to the v. Just perfect a country walk or around the farm – £150.00 SOLD HR

E Ram Oct

Ram Oct E – A good old sturdy shepherds crook ready for the farm or day in the country. This one measuring 52″ in length it’s a real beauty – £200 SOLD MMc

F Ram Oct

Rams Oct F – A real looker and feels great in the hand, it will not disappoint. A nice chunky shank and a length of 51.5″ in length its fit for a country gent ready for a day in the field – £200

G Ram Oct

Ram Oct G – A very distinct and attractive rams horn crook with lovely markings. Sure to turn a few heads in the field and perfect for leaning on and taking in the beautiful surroundings. At approx 52″ in length and a nice sturdy shank its a real worker- £175 SOLD D Mc

H Ram Oct

Ram Oct H – Last buy by no means least is this little tasty number, At approx 52″ it has plenty of blushing on the horn, a nice sturdy shanks and double ox horn spacer. I lovely yet useful countryside companion – £175 SOLD JS

Thats’ all folks for now, thank you to so many of you who follow me on my website or on my Facebook page, who come back time and time again for another stick for yourself, family or friends. Your custom really is appreciated.

All enquiries to lordscountrysticks@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

Antler Thumb Sticks For Sale

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One of the most popular sticks I supply, the good old red deer antler thumb stick! I have several here in stock but these are the finest of them all looking pretty, photographed and looking for a new home. Red deer shed their antlers annually and I have a supplier who collects it from a couple of estates in the Highlands of Scotland.

All sticks are made from natural products and will show slight imperfections adding to their charm and individuality.

All sticks can be shortened and once sold will be fitted with a brass ferrule before shipping. UK postage and packaging is £20 and Europe £50 – I do not send to USA or Australia

Payment by cash, BACS or cheque.

I am based in South Oxfordshire and welcome enquiries by appointment only.

All enquiries to lordscountrysticks@gmail.com

 

A Antler

Antler A – First up we have this lovely dark coloured handle in antler on silvery hazel shank measuring approx 52″ to the v. Tipped in buffalo horn. Feels great in the right hand, less so great in the left due to the curve on the antler – £60 SOLD GL

B Antler

Antler B – A beautiful antler thumb stick with red deer antler handle on golden hazel shank and capped in buffalo and ox horn. A wonderful looking and study stick at approx 53″ to the v. Feels great in the right hand and perfect for that county ramble – £75 SOLD MW

C Antler

Antler C – A lighter weight thumb stick on chestnut shank measuring approximately 50″ to the v. Due to the chestnut shank its much more springy which could be an advantage to some. Tipped in buffalo horn with an ox horn spacer.  Ideal for a right handed lady looking for a walking companion – £50

D Antler

Antler D – A wonderful golden antler thumb stick with lovely golden tones in the antler and shank, One tine (pointy bit) is capped in buffalo and the other left natural, with an ox horn spacer.  A classic and sturdy thumb stick measuring approx 53″ to the v ready for winter in the countryside. Feels better in the left hand than the right hand. – £60 SOLD MMc

E Antler

Antler E – This one is a bit more natural not having the benefit of varnish like most of the others. That said some people prefer them natural so they can oil them with linseed oil. Lovely natural brown tones going on with ox horn capping the tines, ox horn spacer and interesting markings on the hazel shank. Measuring almost 54″ in height Im hoping there are plenty of lefties out there (I’m one!) as this feels fabulous in the left hand. A lovely stick – £65

F Antler

Antler F – A nice lighter weight antler thumb stick capped in ox horn with ox horn spacer. Measuring approx 54″ to the v its a perfect country companion to keep by the front door ready for the dog walk – personally it feels better in the left hand than the right – £60

G Antler

Antler G – Its a cracker and its ambidextrous! Feels great in either the left or right hand and looks stunning. A lighter shade of antler on a mottled hazel shank measuring 53″ to the v. Capped with a nice bit of ox horn and nice contrasting buffalo horn spacer. A real beauty – £70

H Antler

Antler H – Shorter tines on this one but a lovely pretty thumb stick, capped with ox horn and with an ox horn spacer this lovely stick measures just under 52″ to the v. Feels ok in the right hand but nicer in the left! A very attractive and useful thumb sticks for just £60

K Antler

Antler K – Its a classic rustic red deer antler thumb stick, once markings on the antler and lovely shank, at just over 52″ to the v its a good old dependable stick for the countryside. Feels better in then right and than the left! Horray one for the right handers out there at just £60

J Antler

Antler J – Very attractive antler thumb stick capped in ox horn with ox horn spacer on a nice nobbly hazel shank. Measuring approx 54″ to the v and feels great in the left hand and pretty good in the right. A lovely stick! – £60

 

All enquiries to lordscountrysticks@gmail.com

 

Thank you!

 

 

 

Wooden Thumb Sticks For Sale

I have a wonderful selection of simple wooden thumb sticks in preparation for Christmas, perfect for a country walk to the pub and back!

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Most of these handles are made from a block of spalted beech, a couple in London plane and a yew.

All sticks are made from natural products and will show slight imperfections adding to their charm and individuality.

All sticks can be shortened and once sold will be fitted with a brass ferrule before shipping. UK postage and packaging is £20 and Europe £50 – I do not send to USA or Australia

Payment by cash, BACS or cheque.

I am based in South Oxfordshire and welcome enquiries by appointment only.

All enquiries to lordscountrysticks@gmail.com

 

A Wood Thumb

Wood Thumb A – Lovely looking thumb stick in London Plane wood with hazel shank measuring 49″ to the v. A real beauty at £65

B Wood Thumb

Wood Thumb B – A nice bit of spalted beech makes up this handle on hazel shank measuring 53.5″ to the v. Narrower in the V so suitable for skinny thumbs only!  – £55

C Wood Thumb

Wood Thumb C  – A lovely Churchill thumb stick in spalted beech measuring 53.5″ to the v. Feels great in the hand -£55 SOLD DMB

D Wood Thumb

Wood Thumb D – Churchill thumb stick in London Plane wood on hazel shank measuring 51.5″ to the v – £50 SOLD MMc

E Wood Thumb

Wood Thumb E –  markings on this piece of spalted beech making up the handle on a hazel shank. Measuring 50″ to the v – £50

F Wood Thumb

Wood Thumb F – A real head turner of spalted beech on hazel shank measuring just under 52″ to the v. Beautiful in every way and a perfect gift for your loved one – £65

G Wood Thumb

Wood Thumb G – This style is a Lyre handle made from spalted beech on hazel shank measuring 51.5″ to the v. A lovely looking stick – £55

H Wood Thumb

Wood Thumb H – An interesting Lyre thumb stick in Yew with triple spacer in bone, buffalo horn and cow horn! With a lovely mottled shank its very unique! Measuring 49″ to the v its a perfect gift for yourself or loved one – £65

J Wood ThumbWood Thumb J – Lovely little handle on this one in spalted beech on hazel shank measuring 51″ to the v. A bargain at just £50.

 

All enquiries to lordscountrysticks@gmail.com

 

Thank you!

 

 

Wooden Crooks

I receive a few enquiries each year for a crook not made of horn, sometimes this is a present for a vegetarian or just someone that doesn’t need the strength of a rams horn crook and just enjoys a beautiful bit of wood to take out on the dog walk.

These are the only two wooden crooks I currently have, both at £75 each, one in Walnut and the other in Beech (I think!)

All sticks are made from natural products and will show slight imperfections adding to their charm and individuality.

All crooks can be shortened and once sold will be fitted with a brass ferrule before shipping. UK postage and packaging is £20 and Europe £50 – I do not send crooks to USA or Australia

Payment by cash, BACS or cheque.

I am based in South Oxfordshire and welcome enquiries by appointment only.

All enquiries to lordscountrysticks@gmail.com

 

Wood Oct A

This wonderful walnut crook with hazel shank is a real eye catcher. Sturdy at approximately 52″ its a dream to hold. A bargain at just £75. SOLD – CR

Wood Oct B

Second up we have the Beech crook on lovely hazel shank. At just over 53″ its a beautiful crook and lighter than the walnut one. A perfect his and hers pair to put by the front door ready for those country walks? A fine crook for just £75.

All enquiries to lordscountrysticks@gmail.com

Cream Rams Horn Crooks

It’s that time of the year when I ramp up my sticks and crooks in preparation for the Christmas market. Sticks and crooks make great Christmas presents and something a loved one will have for years to come. Over the next few weeks I will be adding all of my stock to my website.

Next up we have 3 lovely cream welsh mountain rams horn crooks. All have plenty of character and very strong ready for a good day on the farm or in the field.

All crooks can be shortened and once sold will be fitted with a brass ferrule before shipping. UK postage and packaging is £20 and Europe £50 – I do not send crooks to USA or Australia

Payment by cash, BACS or cheque.

I am based in South Oxfordshire and welcome enquiries by appointment only.

All emails to lordscountrysticks@gmail.com

 

Ram Oct A

First up we have this beautiful crook with lovely reddish brown shank and nice bit of horn. At just under 52″ in length its good looking dependable strong crook for just £165.00

Ram Oct B

Second up we have this little character filled crook, smaller than the others with plenty of blushing on the horn (from where the ram has been scrapping!). Measuring  approximately 52″ is a perfect companion to work with on the farm or take for a walk. A bargain at £150.00!

Ram Oct C

Last up we have this stunner measuring approx 53.5″ in length, it has a hidden bit of interest of a black streak on the inside on the nose to around the arch of the handle (tricky to see in a profile pic but you can just about make it out if you zoom in a bit!) .

A lovely crook for £175.00

All emails to lordscountrysticks@gmail.com 

Thank you.

3 Black Buffalo Horned Beauties…

I have three beautiful black buffalo horn crook on hazel shanks looking for a good home. All three are slightly smaller and lighter than most of the rams horn crooks I sell. They look very smart and are great for anyone who prefers black over cream, they look the part in the field, on your peg or on the farmyard or great just to pick up and take to the local countryside with the dog too.

All crooks can be shortened and once sold will be fitted with a brass ferrule before shipping. UK postage and packaging is £20 and Europe £50 – I do not send crooks to USA or Australia

Payment by cash, BACS or cheque.

I am based in South Oxfordshire and welcome enquiries by appointment only.

All emails to lordscountrysticks@gmail.com

 

Buffalo A

Buffalo Horn Crook A – Just under 52″ and feels great in the hand, well balance and lightweight – perfect for that Autumn walk! – £175 SOLD GVE

Buffalo B

Buffalo Horn Crook B – Just over 52″ it looks stunning with the contrast of the silvery shank and the black horn. I real eye catcher and ready to hang the jacket on – £175

Buffalo C

Buffalo Horn Crook C – The shortest of the bunch but perfectly formed at approx 49″. It has a bone spacer which adds a nice bit on contrast between shank and handle. A really nice little stick and the perfect county companion. £175

 

 

Red deer antler thumb sticks now available! Everyone seems to love an antler thumb stick!

I have a lovely selection of antler thumb sticks available this year – antler thumb sticks are very popular as they are hard wearing, forgiving, nice and tactile to hold and look pretty attractive too!  The antler comes from the red deer when the deers shed their antlers at the end of the winter in the Highlands of Scotland.

All sticks can be shortened at no extra cost before fitting a brass ferrule.

All enquiries to lordscountrysticks@gmail.com

 

The top 3 (A, B and C) are available linseed oiled and the bottom 3 (D, E and F) are varnished with 3 coats of yacht varnish. I will be applying more oil to these top three so will be a bit shinier if you order one.

Antler Thumb Stick A – A lightweight stick measuring approximately 53″ to the V capped with buffalo horn on one side with ox horn spacer on silver hazel shank – £55

Antler Thumb Stick B – A lovely looking antler thumb stick measuring approximately 53.5″ to the V capped with ox horn with a buffalo horn spacer on chocolate hazel shank – a real beauty – £65 SOLD JW

Antler Thumb Stick C – Similar to the above but slightly shorter at 51″ in length, capped in buffalo horn with a buffalo horn spacer – £65

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Antler Thumb Stick D – A lightweight stick measuring approximately 53″ in length. Perfect for a stroll in the countryside – £55

Antler Thumb Stick E – A beautiful looking stick measuring approximately 52.5″ in length. Capped with a piece of buffalo horn on one side and stunning hazel shank this will make a great gift this Christmas  – £75

Antler Thumb Stick F – The wonky one of the bunch but nevertheless very charming, it would be a dull world if we were all perfect. Capped with ox horn and buffalo spacer. Nice and lightweight and ready to help walk off the Christmas dinner! £55 SOLD

 

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Some lovely wooden thumb sticks perfect for walking the dog…

I have 5 wonderful wooden topped thumb sticks here looking for a home this Christmas. They are perfect for the countryman or woman, keen walker or just to take to the pub. All handmade with native woods using traditional methods. A lovely gift for your loved one this Christmas. Most will have natural imperfections in the wood and some cut /sanding marks adding character to the pieces.   All UK P&P is £20 for up to 3 sticks.

All enquiries to lordscountysticks@gmail.com

Thank you.

 

AAA Thumb Stick K

THUMB STICK DECEMBER K – A beautiful burr elm thumb stick measuring approximately 53″ to the V on a lovely silvery hazel shank. Feels great in the hand for that afternoon stroll across the fields. £75

AAA Thumb Stick L

THUMB STICK DECEMBER L – A stunning looking Lyre style thumb stick with London Plane handle on hazel shank. A real eye catcher, very comfortable and a delight to use. Measuring 49″ in length to the V – £75

AAA Thumb Stick M

THUMB STICK DECEMBER M – A wonderful spalted Beech thumb stick measuring approximately 53″ to the V with hazel shank. A stunning looking piece of wood and feels great in the hand. Perfect for a walk to the pub and back! £75 SOLD AL

AAA Thumb Stick N

THUMB STICK DECEMBER N – A lighter version of the above, a burr elm thumb stick measuring approximately 53.5″ to the V on a lovely chocolate brown hazel shank. The perfect companion to the one above. Would be nice to sell as a pair as the handles came from the same piece of wood. £65 SOLD AL

AAA Thumb Stick P

THUMB STICK DECEMBER P – A very attractive burr elm thumb stick measuring approximately 53″ to the V on a lovely golden brown hazel shank. Perfect for the countryman or woman in your life. £75

A trio of wooden crooks available for Christmas! (December 2018)

I have a trio of beautiful wooden crooks here ready for Christmas! All lovingly handmade and ready for the perfect country walk. Whilst the wooden crooks are strong I would not suggest wrestling a sheep with one and would recommend a rams horn crook for such purposes – see previous post!  As with all natural products there will be natural imperfections which do add to the charm.

All crooks will come fitted with a brass ferrule and ready to use. UK P&P is £20 for up to three sticks/crooks so why not treat your loved ones.

Payment by BACS please or a 3% charge can be added if you prefer to pay by Paypal.

I am located in South Oxfordshire and welcome enquiries by appointment only.

Any questions please ask. All enquiries to lordscountrysticks@gmail.com

 

Thank you!

AAA Wood Crook G

CROOK DECEMBER G – It’s an absolute beauty! This Burr Elm crook measuring approximately 52″ in length on hazel shank. A joy to look at and even better as a countryside companion. The perfect gift for your loved one who loves beautiful things and enjoys the outdoors. £100 SOLD MM

AAA Wood Crook H

CROOK DECEMBER H – Totally stunning in every way this Walnut handle crook on stunning mottled hazel shank with buffalo horn spacer. Measuring approximately 51.5″ in length its the perfect companion for the country man on woman. £125 SOLD SS

AAA Wood Crook J

CROOK DECEMBER J – A very striking Yew crook handle on a lovely chocolate coloured chestnut shank. Interesting markings in the handle and a joy to hold. Measuring 52″ in length. Perfect for the country lover to go for a stroll with in the summer evenings! £100 SOLD AT

Horn Crooks Now Available For Christmas! (December 2018)

It’s that time of the year again folks when I get an influx of enquiries for stick and crooks for Christmas. Well, I’m pleased to say I have a great selection of crooks in rams horn and one in buffalo horn.  As before each crooks has it’s own description beneath it and together with the length and the price.  All sticks can be shortened if needed and will come with a brass ferrule fitted. These are natural products so will have natural imperfections. All crooks are extremely strong and the horn ones are suitable to work with.

All UK postage is £20 for up to 3 sticks or you are welcome to collect from South Oxfordshire.

All enquiries to lordscountrysticks@gmail.com

Thank you!

AAA Buffalo Horn Crook F

CROOK DECEMBER F – A stunning handmade buffalo horn crook with pretty hazel shank measuring approximately 52″ in length. Slightly smaller handle than usual so would suit a smaller person or lady. Be the talk of the shooting party this boxing day with this beauty of a crook. £200 RESERVED GP

AAA Rams Horn Crook A

CROOK DECEMBER A -Smooth, creamy and classic in every way. A very attractive heavier crook with a lovely brown shank. This would suit a full tweed outfit for a day in the field or at the local sheep auction. At approx 52″ in length its a real cracker! £200 SOLD TOM

AAA Rams Horn Crook B

CROOK DECEMBER B – A very handsome shepherds crook with lovely cream handle and some blushing from where the ram has been in combat. This handle is presented on a lovely mottled shank. At approx 52.5″ in length this will make someone very happy this Christmas, possibly not Santa if he needs to get it down the chimney! £200 RESERVED GP

AAA Rams Horn Crook C

CROOK DECEMBER C -A fabulous shepherds crook with a golden horn handle on hazel shank, measuring approximately 52.5″ in length. A very attractive crook ready for the lambing season! £175 SOLD CS

AAA Rams Horn Crook D

CROOK DECEMBER D – A slightly smaller crook with a nice bit of horn and a very attractive shank. Measuring approximately 51.5″ in length this would suit a smaller person. £175 RESERVED GP

AAA Rams Horn Crook E

CROOK DECEMBER E – An interesting looking shepherds crook with lovely dark mark on one side of the handle. Measuring approximately 52.5″ in length and very comfortable in the hand. Perfect for a day out in the countryside! £175 SOLD MM