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Free Form Ironwood Walking Stick

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Brazos™ Free Form Ironwood Walking Stick

The Free Form Ironwood Walking Stick, also known as American Hornbeam, is a popular choice for those seeking an extremely strong stick coupled with a one-of-a-kind look and feel. Please note that it is common for ironwood sticks to have cracks, especially on the ends. These naturally formed cracks do not inhibit the stability of ironwood staffs in any way. Free Form Ironwood Walking Stick owners can feel confident that when walking through trails or hiking through dense forests, their ironwood staff will be an invaluable support that will offer reliability for years to come. Its bark -- resembling a deer antler -- is naturally ridged. The staff is carefully cut, sanded smoothly, and sprayed with a protective clear coat lacquer bringing out rich contrasts between darker areas (those deeper inside its ridges) and lighter areas of the bark. Like all of our handcrafted products, the Free Form Ironwood Walking Stick is made in the USA by our skilled craftsmen using the highest quality materials and time-tested methods.

Made in America, One at a Time

Unlike sterile, lifeless metal canes and poles, Brazos walking canes offer natural appeal because they are made from real wood. You can see the fine detail and beauty of the actual tree when you look at one. Each cane is a work of art. Plus, because they are solid wood, there are no moving parts to become unstable. Brazos Walking Sticks is family operated and located in the beautiful Brazos River Valley of Central Texas. Each walking stick is handcrafted by skilled local craftsmen.

Make it Uniquely Yours

All our hiking sticks can be personalized with laser engraving, making them uniquely yours. Walking sticks and canes can be further customized with accessories listed above, per your choice.

100/100 Guarantee

Buy with confidence with our Lifetime Warranty against defects and our 100/100 Satisfaction Guarantee. If you're not 100 percent satisfied, return your stick within 100 days for a full refund of the price of the stick, or exchange your stick for a low flat fee of only $10 plus shipping. Buy risk free with this comprehensive purchase protection plan. The 100/100 Satisfaction Guarantee covers every stick we sell, with the exception of anything listed in our Brazos Bargain section. So buy confidently!

To be sure, determining the right size walking stick or can be a subjective art form. What feels right for one person may feel horrible for another. However, with almost two decades of experience in making handcrafted, wooden walking sticks and canes, you can be sure that we have some opinions on the matter!

Walking Sticks

  • For small children and shorter adults, we generally recommend a 41-inch stick.
  • For people who are shorter than 5’4″, we recommend a 48-inch stick.
  • For people who are between 5’4″ and 5’11”, we recommend a 55-inch stick.
  • For adults over 5’11”, we recommend a 58-inch stick.

Walking Canes

  • For people who are shorter than 5’4″, we recommend a our lighter 34-inch canes
  • For people who are between 5’4″ and 6’, we recommend our standard 37-inch canes as the best starting point.
  • For adults over 6’, we offer 40-inch canes.

Cane sizing is best achieved by standing up nice and straight, relaxing your arm naturally to the side, and having someone measure the distance from your wrist to the floor.

Again, let me reiterate, the sizing recommendations listed above are only suggestions. For people needing step-by-step support, it’s best to consult your doctor or another medical professional about your exact sizing needs.

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  • 5
    Ironwood walking stick

    Posted by Daniel Kanze on 10th Jan 2020

    I bought this stick for my 65th birthday. Excellent finish. Took it out for a walk and it feels great in my hand and is light enough to handle for long periods of time. I would recommend this stick to others.

  • 5
    Walking stick

    Posted by VA Scout Mom on 1st Dec 2019

    Beautiful job, quick shipping - top notch customer service. Will definitely order from them in the future.

  • 4
    Ironwood walking stick

    Posted by Julia Ripa on 28th Nov 2019

    Everything about the stick is great except I'm surprised that the finish wasn't reapplied to the area where the name was engraved. The remainder of the stick has a finish; but when an area was sanded to engrave the name, that area didn't get the finish re-applied.

  • 5
    Fabulous walking stick

    Posted by John Richard on 25th Sep 2019

    light and beautiful

  • 5
    Great stick!

    Posted by Gregory Bradburn on 29th Aug 2019

    This "Freeform Ironwood Stick" is much lighter than my old Hickory Stick, but seems just a strong. It fits my hand better, actually.

  • 5
    55" and 58" Ironwood Free-Form

    Posted by Robert Williams on 28th Jun 2019

    I’d contemplated having a walking staff for many years but took no action. Then I moved back to the Southwest. I now find myself walking and hiking desert trails several times a week. Having a walking staff to carry along made natural sense to me. I did my first serious internet search and discovered Brazos Walking Sticks. Three things immediately caught my attention. First, the many wonderful reviews at their website. Second, they made free-form rustic walking sticks. And third, they work with Ironwood. I received my first walking stick in early May, a 55” Ironwood Free-Form. The craftsman had been Ethan Mulkey. His work was nothing short of impeccable. The character of the stick. The rustic free-form nature of it. It felt good holding it. It felt natural, as it should. It was surprisingly light at 55”. And, its balance was amazing. I took it along on a couple of mid-day walks and it was perfect. Easy to handle. Easy to hold. And, it look fantastic. Then my wife and I went for a hike. She asked if she could try it out. The walking stick gave her great assistance with a bothersome knee. She fell in love with the stick. It’s been hers ever since. I received my second walking stick a few days ago, a 58” Ironwood Free-Form. The craftsman this time was Dylan McMahan. Also, impeccable craftsmanship. I couldn’t be more amazed or satisfied. This one was a little beefier at 58”. That was expected. The feel, balance, and character are still perfect. I could not be more satisfied with the craftsmanship and quick response time of Brazos Walking Sticks. I admire that Brazos gives credit to their craftsmen via the tag on the sticks. It’s a special pleasure for me to find small, private, family owned businesses that provide workmanship of the highest caliber and impeccable customer service. These are the sort of companies to whom I want to give my business. Brazos Walking Sticks has my strongest recommendation. Thank you.

  • 5
    Ironwood Walking Stick

    Posted by Joe Land on 1st Jun 2019

    The Ironwood Walking Stick I received is beautiful. It is finished very nicely and is a joy to use.

  • 5
    55" ironwood walking stick

    Posted by Michael Hightower on 22nd May 2019

    Just exactly what I wanted. Flawless workmanship and beautiful wood. This ironwood is durable and hard as a steel rod!

  • 5
    Quality, Price, Shipping

    Posted by David Crispin on 2nd May 2019

    A good product at a fair price delivered in a timely manner.