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Treasures of eBay

Treasures of eBay: Ojibwe Lacrosse Sticks

- Published February 3, 2014 by in Gear

We scour the nether regions of eBay for the coolest lacrosse gear so you don’t have to. Welcome to the Treasures of eBay! First up: an entire set of 12 Ojibwe Native American lacrosse sticks.

Traditional Thursday: Woodie New Pocket

0 - Published January 16, 2014 by in Gear, Traditional

Lee Southren hooked me up with an old box lacrosse stick from the Mohawk Lacrosse Stick Manufacturing Company and since the pocket was a little beat up, I took it out and threw a brand new traditional pocket in there. It came out beautifully, and when I played wall ball with it yesterday.

Traditional Thursday: Old Wood, New Life

0 - Published January 2, 2014 by in Traditional

I picked up an old Hattersley’s Viktoria (made in England) on Craigslist (thanks to Chris Tiernan for physically picking it up for me), and even though it’s a women’s stick, it was well worth putting a new men’s pocket in it to shoot around and use for coaching. Giving an old, well used stick a new life. Sounds like a job for Traditional Thursday.

Throwback Thursday: The Legendary Etienne Woodie

0 - Published December 5, 2013 by in The Life

There are a lot of really nice old wooden sticks out there, and there are a number of stick makers who do fantastic work. Alf Jacques and Mitchell Brothers are two men who still make wonderful sticks today, but back in the day an Etienne Martin was another gem, and if you can find one of these oldies, scoop it up!

Forum Friday

Wooden Heads Strung With Traditional

0 - Published October 25, 2013 by in Traditional

Last week our Forum Friday was about what would to choose for a wooden shaft. This week, we’re continuing the wood theme, but moving on to lacrosse heads! It’s time to look at traditionally strung wood heads.

Forum Friday

Wood Choice For Wooden Lacrosse Sticks

0 - Published October 18, 2013 by in Gear

This post is an oldie but goodie in the LAS Community Forum that has gained a lot of new discussion over the last few weeks. It’s all about wood lacrosse sticks, and what type of wood is best.

Video Interview With Some Thompsons

0 - Published October 11, 2013 by in Interviews, Videos

StylinStrings caught up with three of the Thompson brothers up in Syracuse at the Wooden Stick Expo last month. The guys talk about their wooden sticks, the history of the game, and what it was like to see the documentary, The Medicine Game, unfold before their eyes.

Video: Wooden Stick Expo

0 - Published October 2, 2013 by in Traditional, Videos

StylinStrings made the trek up to Syracuse, NY for the first ever Wooden Stick Expo. The SS guys put together a fantastic video showcasing some of the top notch stuff going down. Looks like it was one heck of an experience!

Traditional Thursday: Wooden Stick Tricks

0 - Published September 19, 2013 by in Stick Tricks, The Life, Training

I’m back at it with Stick Tricks in the Basement, and while I haven’t added many new tricks, I am now pulling them off with a wooden box lacrosse stick. The woodie makes these tricks much harder. Thankfully, the location is still pretty killer. It slightly makes up for my average display of wizardry.