Broom Handles from Nature | A Natural State


Peter obtains many of his broom handles by collecting driftwood from rivers. Whitewater rivers of the Piedmont and Blue Ridge may yield rhododendron and dogwood, while the flat meandering rivers of the Coastal Plain often produce sycamore, cypress and pine. One of his most prized finds is a piece of "beaver wood," a handle that has been shaped and sanded by one of nature's busiest woodworkers.