Show crookmaking results
Ian McConchie was once again the crookmaking champion at Stewartry Show.
Ian, of Hinton, Gatehouse of Fleet, had won the category for five years running before judging last year’s show.
The Murdoch Trophy for best crook was won by Arthur R Young of Nara, 3 Threave Road, Rhonehouse.
Sharon Murray of 9 Laurel Bank, Castle Douglas, won the Dalbeattie and Castle Douglas Crookmakers Trophy awarded to the best novice. Walking sticks Judges: Mr and Mrs Burns, New Galloway. Plain horn: 1, 2 & 3 Mr Ian McConchie, Hinton, Gatehouse of Fleet. Fancy horn: 1 & 2 Mr Ian McConchie; 3 John Craik, Waterside Farm, Haugh of Urr, Castle Douglas.
Plain wood: 1 & 2 Mr Ian McConchie; 3 John Craik. Fancy wood: 1, 2 & 3 Mr Ian McConchie. Shepherd’s crook (wood or horn): 1 Arthur R Young, Nara, 3 Threave Road, Rhonehouse, Castle Douglas; 2 Sheila Little, Stell Knowe, Dalry, Castle Douglas.
One piece wood: 1 & 3 Mr Ian McConchie; 2 Arthur R Young.
Plain horn (novice): 1, 2 & 3 Sharon Murray, 9 Laurel Bank, Castle Douglas. Fancy horn (novice): 1 Sharon Murray. Plain or fancy wood (novice): 1 Sharon Murray.
Ornamental lamp (made with horn): 1, 2 & 3 Arthur R Young.