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robate55

  • Joined Aug 2010
  • Suffolk
Rams Horns
« on: October 15, 2013, 08:56:34 pm »
I have a pair of ram's horns & I wonder whether anyone knows where I could have them made into crooks.
Rose

tizaala

  • Joined Mar 2011
  • Dolau, Llandrindod Wells,Powys
Re: Rams Horns
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2013, 06:14:44 am »
If you Google "  stick makers  " there are several to choose from all over the country. :thumbsup:

SteveHants

  • Joined Aug 2011
Re: Rams Horns
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2013, 02:58:11 pm »
Will depend on the species of ram too. Apparently there is less useable stuff in wilts horns because the structure is more open at the base, so for a double-looped rams horn, you could only use the outer 'loop'. I gave some gimmer rams horns to a stickmaker once, but he said there wouldn't be enough to get a crook from.

Foobar

  • Joined Mar 2012
  • South Wales
Re: Rams Horns
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2013, 03:27:50 pm »
I think it's to do with the thickness of the horn, you need at least 2 or 3mm? (sorry I can't remember the exact thickness), you'll only get that with older horn.

robate55

  • Joined Aug 2010
  • Suffolk
Re: Rams Horns
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2013, 04:26:00 pm »
Thanks - I have emailed Wrens who seem to make incredible sticks. They are from a 3 year old Heb.  the horns measure 26ins round the outer curve.
Rose

 

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