Types of Walking Sticks:

Types of walking sticks:

Ashplant — an Irish walking stick made from the ash tree

Devil’s walking stick — Made from Hercules plant.

Shooting stick — It can fold out into a single-legged seat.

Supplejack — Made from a tropical American vine, also serves as a cane.

Penang lawyer — Made from Licuala. After the bark was removed with only a piece of glass, the stick was straightened by fire and polished. The fictional Dr. Mortimer owned one of these in The Hound of the Baskervilles.

Makila (or makhila) — Basque walking stick or Staff, usually made from medlar wood. It often features a gold or silver foot and handle, which may conceal a steel blade. The Makila’s elaborate engravings are actually carved into the living wood, then allowed to heal before harvesting.

Kebbie — a rough Scottish walking stick, similar to an Irish Shillelagh, with a hooked head.




Kebbie — a rough Scottish walking stick, similar to an Irish Shillelagh, with a hooked head.






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Whangee — Asian, made of bamboo, also a riding crop. Such a stick was owned by Charlie Chaplin‘s character The Tramp.

Malacca — Malay stick made of rattan palms.

Pike Staff — Pointed at the end for slippery surfaces.

Waddy — Australian Aboriginal walking stick or war club, about one meter in length, sometimes with a stone head affixed with string and beeswax.

Ziegenhainer:— Knotty German stick, made from European Cornel, also used as a melee weapon by a duelist’s second. The spiral groove caused by a parasitic vine was often imitated by its maker if not present.

When used as a mobility or stability aide, canes are generally used in the hand opposite the injury or weakness. This may appear counter-intuitive, but this allows the cane to be used for stability in a way that lets the user shift much of their weight onto the cane and away from their weaker side as they walk. Personal preference, or a need to hold the cane in their dominant hand, means some cane users choose to hold the cane on their injured side.

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