Living Wood: From Buying a Woodland to Making a Chair (Paperback)

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By Mike Abbott, Tamsin Abbott (Illustrator)
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First published in 2002, Living Wood is both a practical manual and an inspirational guide, updating much of the information included in Mike's best-selling book Green Woodwork.

Living Wood covers:

- Becoming a green woodworke--Mike's story, from playing in the woodlands to owning a share in a woodland in Herefordshire

- Buying, managing, and harvesting a woodland;

- Developing woodland facilities, including tracks, steps, huts, a barn, a kitchen, and a compost toilet

- Setting up a woodland workshop--plans for a shelter and updated designs for a shaving horse, a pole lathe, and other green wood-working tools and devices

- Making ladder-back chairs, including cleaving, steam-bending, and techniques for ultra-tight joints without glue

- Seating chairs with bark and with cord

- A comprehensive list of suppliers, woodland organizations, and books

Now in its fourth edition, Living Wood includes a selection of photographs of Mike's latest workshop at Brookhouse Wood.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780954234560
ISBN-10: 0954234561
Publisher: Living Wood Books
Publication Date: August 5th, 2013
Pages: 239
Language: English