Category Archive for 'Woodcraft'

Sweet Chestnut Bark

This Spring and Summer we have been experimenting with some of the uses of the bark from Sweet Chestnut Trees and wish to share some of our findings. The pictures are pretty informative and there is a separate gallery of all the pictures related to this. Print PDF

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Compost Toilet

This weekend we at last got down to work on the compost toilet, which we seem to have avoided doing on out last 3 visits. Print PDF

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Making a Hurdle

This is my first attempt at making a woven hurdle. None of the coppice growth on the Hazel was really very straight or easily cleavable so I decided to use what was available, to see how it went and to learn a bit more about technique. With the right materials and a lot more practice […]

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Oscar’s Chair:- 3rd May 2010

On our first camp at Lunar Wood Oscar made a chair from a trunk of Sweet Chestnut [Castanea sativa]. Print PDF

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