Walking Stick – Brown Trout

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Brown Trout, Rams Horn, Hazel Walking Stick.

60 man hours to make.

Bro. Tom Keers the Tyler of Bedic Lodge No.5917 initially attended a craft class ran by the Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead at Shipcote School

He subsequently started teaching for Sunderland  Further Education in night classes at Hetton Comprehensive School and then went on to teach in Houghton Kepier School classes.

With the dissolution of woodwork and metalwork  facilities at these schools he then found his own premises and formed the Durham Stickmakers at Fence Houses Community Centre 20 years ago and has since held positions as Founder, Chairman and Tutor with 40 members to date.

He is the Chairman of the Border Stickdressers Association, an international organisation with over 400 members. He is also an active member of The British Stickmakers Guild and judges open competitions all over Great Britain.

Bro. Tom has presented sticks to HRH Prince Charles who is Patron of the Border Stickdressers Association and attended his wedding to Camilla Parker Bowles.

He has represented the BORDER STICKDRESSERS in the presence of HRH Her Majesty The Queen at Hollyrood House Garden Party.

Over several years he has donated hand crafted gifts to the Durham Masonic Group Break raffle to assist with funds.

Donated by: Tom Keers

Lodge: Bedic Lodge No. 5915

Item condition: New

Auction History

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Highest bidder was: John

Date Bid User Auto
November 29, 2019 9:47 am£60.00John
November 29, 2019 9:44 am£50.00John
November 21, 2019 5:30 pm£36.00Bigfeet
September 10, 2019 11:28 pm£30.00Bigfeet
September 10, 2019 11:28 pm£21.00Bigfeet
August 22, 2019 1:35 pm£20.00William Hobson
August 22, 2019 1:35 pm£15.00William Hobson
July 22, 2019 4:37 pm£10.00Philipgibbs
June 29, 2019 12:00 pmAuction started