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Coppicing and Related Video's

 

An ancient system of woodland management that coal and fossil fuels replaced as a prime energy source. It, and its products, still have a place in our modern world. This section I hope will help keep the skill alive and kicking. 

 

Intro Into Coppicing 

 

 

A Coppice Workshop at Little Hidden Farm  

 

 ToneWrench on Coppicing

 

Myself on Threading Out cut Hazel Prior to Processing.

 

 

 Ted Green on Pollarding 

 

 Pimps, Faggots and Benders 

 
 
 

Making Chestnut Paling

 
 
 
 

Making a Trug (Basket) 

This, although specifically about making a trug, shows the process of cleaving (splitting) the wood using a cleaving brake. 
 
 
 

Stuart King Making A traditional English Rake

This, like the Trugs, is a potential coppice product and a worthy craft to retain.
 
  

Grey Squirrel Damage

These cute furry animals, often referred to as tree rats are non-native to the UK and are a serious pest (alongside Deer) to coppice workers.
 
   

Grey Squirrel Control

 
 
 

Uk MP John Hayes On The Importance of Retaining Traditional Crafts  

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

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