So hickory is our best selling wood. We sell it by the truckload. Hickory moves faster than a cheetah on Christmas Eve*. With that said, people often want to know the pros and cons of hickory … so here goes nothing: Pros: – Aesthetically pleasing. ‘Nuff said. – Strong as an ox. It really doesn’t [...]
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Walking with a cane and sizing a cane are not necessarily intuitive processes. In our 16 years of professional experience we’ve found that when it comes to using and sizing a cane, there are some general guidelines that seem to work best for most people. Please know that if you’re using a walking cane for [...]
Here at Brazos Walking Sticks we’re interested in quite a few things: walking sticks and walking canes, of course, but also news in a number of industries including lumber, forests, sustainability, fitness, American-made, and more. A quick perusal of the Internet each day can find dozens of fresh news pieces in any of the aforementioned [...]
… from the other side of the world. This is amazing. Three young minds from the other side of the world put their heads together for six months and came up with a revolutionary new idea on a walking cane for the blind. You’ve got to love the ingenuity that goes into creating something like [...]
It seems most pundits these days are declaring that the economy is finally in “recovery mode,” though we’re not sure what that means exactly, but it certainly has to be a good thing! And since the 2008 economic downturn, many people are looking for creative ways to start a business — and promoting Made In [...]
At Brazos Walking Sticks, we carry only the best in hand crafted walking sticks and canes. If you have to use a walking cane, get one that is more your style. Show your personality in your walking cane, whether you want a traditional walking cane or a free flowing walking cane, we have a wide [...]
If you’d like to accessorize your walking stick, Brazos Walking Sticks gives you plenty of options. We offer everything from custom laser engraving to Texas State Seals. As far as ferrules go, we have a plethora of options to choose from. All of our sticks come with a standard rubber ferrule; this rubber tip provides [...]
I stood upon the hearth-rug and picked up the stick which our visitor had left behind him the night before. It was a fine, thick piece of wood … It was just such a stick as the old-fashioned family practitioner used to carry — dignified, solid, and reassuring. – The Hound of the Baskervilles, by [...]
… How do you size a walking stick or walking cane?
A handcrafted walking cane or walking stick is an ideal gift for Mother’s Day, right along with those boxes of chocolate and beautiful roses. – For the health-conscious mom, a couple of Fitness Walkers would be an ideal choice. – Is mom a serious hiker? Try a Twisted Sassafras Walking Stick or a Twisted Ash [...]
After my days at Baylor as a photojournalism student I used to shoot a “man on the street” piece for my local newspaper. It was an entry level, out-of-college gig that paid slightly better than flipping burgers. The idea was you go up to a person, ask them a question and then take their photo [...]
Buying a handcrafted walking stick for mom (or a cane if she needs one), might be the perfect way for you to express your individual creativity this Mother’s Day. Think about it.
Because … we handcraft every single walking stick and walking cane we sell, right here in Central Texas. Because … retailers know our reputation for quality, that’s why our walking sticks and canes are in numerous state and national parks, sporting goods stores, hardware stores, and even in every Cracker Barrel restaurant. Because … we [...]
A couple of years ago we made a custom walking cane for a sweet gal’s wedding day. The idea was to design a cane that two people could hold on to at the same time, symbolizing a couple growing old together, year by year. Fast-forward to this morning. The aforementioned gal — Beverly Ross of [...]
Here’s another “Day in the Life” photo here at BWS. One of our faithful employees, assembling a walking stick stand …
Hello Folks, James Duprey here. Over a year ago you sent me a replacement cane after I contacted you about one of your canes I bought from a local ACE store. It had a slightly loose head. You were so concerned. You sent out a replacement immediately. Your cane has been terrific! Recently, my wife [...]
Yesterday we loaded two 18-wheelers full of our walking sticks and walking canes. In a few short days those sticks will be all over America!
We received an email this morning, someone asking us if we sell dog-related products. While dogs and walking sticks may not seem to go together, there is most certainly a connection. At a basic level, a walking stick can be a visual deterrent for unruly canines. Dig deeper though (no pun intended, I don’t think), [...]
This is the third installment in a series on the history, function, and uses of walking canes and walking sticks. © 2012 Brazos Walking Sticks In essence, as a created being, man seeks to to partake in his own divinely inspired sense of personal and corporate creativity — and wooden walking sticks and walking canes [...]
This is the second installment in a series on the history, function, and uses of walking canes and walking sticks. © 2012 Brazos Walking Sticks The basic need of every human being is physical survival. There’s no doubt that our forerunners used sticks to help in their pursuit of essential human survival: from stoking a [...]