New Armchair Design

Armchairs, Ash, chair, chairs, Uncategorized

This chair and 2 other designs in Ash & Sweet Chestnut will be on my stand at the Norfolk Show 28th & 29th June in the ‘Forestry & Wood village’. I will be demonstrating chair making and talking to anyone interested, and also taking orders.

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Bradfield woods

Ash, chairs, coppiced wood

harvesting Ash poles 6 to 8 inches in diameter

coppice regrowth 7 years

coppice regrowth 7 years

Here are two pictures of Bradfield woods in Suffolk. This wood has been continuously worked as a coppice since before 1252, so I am lucky to have such an amazing wood to supply me with the best coppiced Ash. Bradfield woods is also a site of special scientific interest.

The first picture shows the harvesting of coppiced Ash poles 6 to 8 inches in diameter, and the construction of a deer proof fence from brushwood.

The second picture shows a coppice ‘stool’ 7 years after the trees were cut down.