Sweet Chestnut is a local coppice
product that is not only sustainable and in keeping with the woodland it is being used to enclose, but has a life
of 25 years without the need of chemical preservatives.
There is no greater satisfaction than
harvesting your material in the course of managing the Chestnut coppice, and then creating something from
The wood is naturally split (not sawn)
which means it retains its integral strength and natural beauty - at one with the environment it now is a part
Chestnut has a wide variety of uses
only bound by the imagination of the coppiceman and their clients vision.
It is suitable for a variety of
fencing uses:- post and rail, palings, and river bank support to mention just a few.
I have relocated and primarily coppice
Hazel at present as there is little Sweet Chestnut where I now live. However I have recently come across a source
close to me and still have contacts coppicing Sweet Chestnut in Hampshire. If chestnut is required, I can get it,
and know how to use it.
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