I started collected a bunch of material 8 years ago to the present so that when I retired I'd have plenty of material to work with. I'm still collecting - that way I should always have well aged material. Now that I've retired i get to enjoy the fruits of my labor.Oak?
U are a patient man Rad. Not sure I have anything in the stick bin from 4 years ago.
I remember you sharing that before - but I forgot where I heard it - Thanks for reminding me Vance!"I'd put my money on an old man with a good shillelagh, over a group of young toughs."
My grandfather, in response to my braggadocio immediately following my graduation from Marine Corps boot camp in 1966.
My role model, a WWI veteran.
I wanna see your shillelagh, when finished!!!
There fun to make - I have an affinity for them - and I have a long irish limb in my family tree maybe it's in my blood.
I can imagine they might be addicting then. Rumor has it I might have a touch of the old four leaf clover as well so when I find the right branch I'll find out. Does one basically just keep carving and shaving away at the thick branch area to get it rounded? Can you share any tips?There fun to make - I have an affinity for them - and I have a long irish limb in my family tree maybe it's in my blood.