Shillelaghs are traditionally made from Blackthorn. A wood prized as it was less prone to cracking during
use. The wood would be smeared with butter or lard, and placed up a
chimney to cure, giving the shillelagh its typical black shiny
They are commonly the length of a walking stick. Most also have a heavy
knob for a handle which can be used for striking as well as parrying and
disarming an opponent. This one is just such a stick. It has no cracks and just a little bark chipped off near the head knocker. Perfect for you walking stick for an old Irish Civil War veteran or Deadwood saloon owner. 36 inches long.
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