I vaguely modeled this off the Native American Gunstock War Club (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gunstock_war_club) without the metal spike of course.

• Hardwood (Dimensions 54 cm x 15 cm x 5cm)(Hardwood is preferable because it looks awesome and when bashing things it’s much less likely to dint)
• Decking oil (I used Cabot’s two stage decking oil just because I had some, you could use varnish with a lacquer)
• String (possibly twine)
• Wood glue
• Turps (depends on what oil you use)

• Bench or angle grinder
• A work surface that you can cut on (I used a two saw horses)
• F clamps
• Drill (and appropriate drill bit)
• Eye and hearing protection (When cutting/sanding/planering)
• Vice
• Paintbrush
• Scissors
• Pencil
• Ruler
• Power planer (or normal plane, it’ll just take longer)
• Sander (Sand paper descending in roughness)(e.g. 80 grit, 120 grit, 160 grit)

Note- I'm sorry for the lack of good build photos, I don't think they were exactly needed because it seemed a bit straight forward

Step 1: Marking Out And Cutting

Wear hearing protection when cutting

Take your desired piece of wood and mark out the rough shape of what you want with some pencil, use a ruler to keep it straight.
Cut along the lines and get a rough shape. Remmeber to keep it secure.
Nice piece of work. Depending on the angle it has elements of warclubs found around the Pacific. Also some elements of the practice sticks for Irish stick fighting Bataireacht, good natural sticks can be expensive and/or hard to find. <br>http://fullcontactgeek.com/wordpress/2010/07/27/hickory-sticks-the-fighting-irish-kind/
Hey, thanks for the info, glad you liked it.
Nice! thanks! <br>
That is very like an Irish Hurley which we used for fighting from time to time :) Very nice work.
Well I just learnt something new :D thanks

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