When shooting game birds, the Brit Aristos used a 'shooting stick' to
rest their bums.
This was a device like a walking stick that had a split / hinged
handle at the top. The handle opened out flat to support a wide
leather belt that joined the two halves of the handle - and form a
The bottom of the 'shooting stick' had a spike to stick in the ground
and a collar above the spike to prevent it going too far into the
Why this preamble? My missus needs a device like a 'shooting stick',
but for urban use! Something to park her rear end on when waiting long
periods, or listening to the tour guide in
I'd like to make her a 'shooting stick' / ultra light bum support,
from wood [ and leather, or?] that can be broken into two pieces for
packing into a suitcase.
Any ideas or guidance please
John Hewitt, Malaga, Spain
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