To briefly summarize the profession of walking sticks maker, it consists to transform a wooden tile into a utensil helping the man in these movements or in his clothing ornament.
To practice this profession it is necessary to have knowledge in diversification of spheres such as the use of wood lathes and other materials intended for the cabinetmaker. It is also necessary to be able to use the mechanical lathe and the equipment used by the detacher. It is also suitable for roughing, sanding and refining a knob or handle such as a sculptor.
The transformation of materials very different from each other requires the concentration of our senses. The touch and the view are very important in the creation especially during the straightening of the barrels and the differentiation of the exotic woods. It is the hearing that tells us during the curving of the wood if the fibers are ready to be exploited. The smell becomes useful for the recognition of certain materials and, also, during sanding should not heat and will not have the same scent according to their temperature levels.
Only the taste to date is not awakened during manufacturing.
Several steps are necessary in the elaboration of a cane and are very different depending on the materials used and the desired final choice.
This is why it is difficult to explain every detail of it because there are so many possibilities. From a simple wooden tile, after manipulation, addition of elements and adjustment, it can become a rod to system, ceremonial, dandy or other.