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How to make a hiking stick with a PVC pipe

video How to make a hiking stick with a PVC pipe
How to make a walking stick from a 1 inch PVC pipe.  Includes a removable cap to allow access to internal chamber for storage.
Have you considered that your pvc hiking stick, if hollow, is also a makeshift blowgun for survival hunting if needed? Also, you could consider adding a rubber cane tip to the bottom for more stability as these are made for this purpose and fairly inexpensive to get or make. Just some ideas.