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My course dates are now set for the year. It’s always a juggling exercise to fit everything in, especially as I have again been asked to attend scythe course and events around the UK and Europe. This year I’m aiming … Continue reading
On Sunday I organised a group of volunteers, the NW scythe ‘gang’, to do some coppicing in Edward & Romola Acland’s woods. It’s a 2 acre hazel with standards woodland that Edward & Romola have been working for about 20 … Continue reading
In response to the request from an earlier post, here are a few more images of the latest two birch bark boxes. The first box measures 72x95mm (68x53mm internal). £25 + £5 p&p This box measures 80x90mm (75x50mm internal). £28 +£5 p&p. … Continue reading
Pictures of a couple more birch bark boxes that I finished during the holidays. These have bases and lids carved from green willow which is a lovely wood to work with, it was in just the right state and carved … Continue reading
Although I make as part of my living it is still also my favourite hobby and now and then it’s lovely to work with a new material and make something just for the pleasure of it. This weekend I got … Continue reading