No it is not Blackthorn -- that's a little hard to come by in the USA! The are three woods that Carleton mentions as acceptable for Shillelagh: Oak, Blackthorn and Crabtree. Although I imagine other hardwoods would be just as good, but I tried to be traditional! This one is Crabtree.Bill White said:Blackthorn? If so, where did ya get it?
Before you start walkin', ya better put on some shoes.
Looks good. Tell us all about the process and finish.