Finished my Osage orange walking stick.
Figured if it did not turn out I could use the wood for Barkie grips.
Sealed it with Spar urethane. It is still pretty green inside. I always stamp the year somewhere on the shaft. Double strike on the 2 in 2009.
(Larry, stop it
Clamped it down to get a more solid strike for the number stamps.
Very happy with stick. Have more work to do on my picture taking.
Click for bigger harder wood. (I stole that from