Below are a few of our more unusual or spectacular pieces that we have on display in our store and at exhibitions, and are not for general sale. However as new sticks are being made everyday it may be possible to let some pieces go, once a suitable replacement is available. Items now for sale have prices listed and an Order Reference Number (in Red)
Unique and very substantial, it is very rare to discover such an incredible item in
Blackthorn. 4 feet long, it is too large for practical stick fighting and on the heavy side for a walking staff. A style brandished by tribal chiefs in times gone by for ceremonial purposes and to signify prestige
Display centerpiece in our store in Shillelagh since 2007. Not currently for sale.
Awesome blackthorn stick, carefully seasoned and prepared before being fashioned into a walking stick on January 1st, 2000 giving it the unique status of
being the first stick made in Shillelagh in the Third Millennium. Inscribed as such, it bears the auspicious date and the stick makers signature.
Not currently for sale.
Beautiful Shillelagh fighting stick with a uniquely formed head resembling the shape of the shamrock. Discovered in an abandoned farmhouse, it has been lovingly refurbished in our workshop. More than 100 years old, and bearing the scars of a rumbustious past, it now sedately adorns our showroom.
Beautifully balanced and weighted example of the ancient battle club. Fashioned in 1998, it remains the stick makers Home Security System.
Classic Blackthorn staff, fashioned from the root up, to resemble that famous staff wielded by Gandalf in Lord Of The Rings
This unique afighting stick weighs 620g, is 29.5" in length and has a shaft diameter of 1". It is lead loaded and finished in matt varnish. The head is approx 10" circ. and is rounded off to include branch spurs, giving it the appearance of an alien head almost. In reality, these are mini-knobs that channel the full weight of the knob to the point of impact,
allowing this type of stick to severely dent, or even penetrate rudimentary ancient helmets. The base of the stick is similarly rounded for back striking.
A handsome, and fearsome addition to any collection.
91A $295 + $30 shipping
This lead weighted battle club weighing 520 grams, is 21.5" long and has a shaft diameter of 1.2" The head is approx 9.5" in circumference and is uniquely shaped to look like a clenched fist.
Just released from the stick makers private collection, this ' one of a kind' piece will make a wonerful heirloom
This rugged cudgel is 18.5" in length. It weighs 540g and is lead loaded. It has a 1.2" shaft diameter.
It has been carefully restored and is re-finished in a low lustre matt finish.
91C - $175 + $30 shipping
This fighting club with its unusually formed head measures 24" in length, weighs 550g and has a shaft diameter of 1". It is lead loaded and finished in low lustre matt varnish.
A great conversation piece which packs a huge punch.
91D - $225 plus $30 shipping
This rarecudgel, fashioned from the root knob up, is 19" in length,
weighs 780g and is lead loaded.
The 1.5" shaft has a lovely textured finish. .
Makes a unique weapon and a great conversation piece.
This unique staff with its unusual formed head stick is 55" in length and weighs 1515g.
It has a 1.5 "+ shaft diameter which features an attractive series of thorn stubs.
It is lead loaded and finished in a low lustre matt varnish.
91F - $250 plus $45 shipping
This rather rare to find, big headed stick is 500g in weight and is lead loaded.
It is 20"" long with a 1.2" shaft diameter.
It is finished in a low maintenance matt varnish finish.
With a head circumference of 9" this item has the brute power of a finishing cudgel
while also posessing an excellent balance for use as a fighting club.
A selection of natural blackthorn fighting style walking sticks is presented.
Where there is a range of lengths given, the stick may be finished to suit the height of a potential buyer, without disturbing the balance of the item.
92A 36.5" 360g 1" Right Loaded $145 plus $38 shipping
92B SOLD 490g 1"- Right Loaded $160 plus $38 shipping
92C SOLD 445g 1" Left Loaded $165 plus $38 shipping
92D 33"-34" 335g 7/8" Right Loaded $145 plus $30 shipping
92E 35"-38" 290g 3/4"+ Right Not Loaded $135 plus $38 shipping
92F 35"-38" 350g 7/8" Right Loaded $145 plus $38 shipping
92G 35"-37.5" 295g 7/8"- Right Not Loaded $125 plus $38 shipping
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