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.
A Coppice Workshop at Little Hidden
Myself on Threading Out cut Hazel Prior to
Green on Pollarding
Pimps, Faggots and
Making Chestnut Paling
Making a Trug
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
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