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Artists Retreat in the Woodlands

by WoodlandsTV ~ 5 April, 2017 ~ 3 comments

The Forge offers volunteers and creative individuals a place to explore the outdoor arts sector. They organise events such as the "Just So" Festival, which takes families out of their day to day lives into enchanting places and stories. They believe in the power of a moment of wonder to open a families eyes to the magic in everyday life.

For more info please visit www.wildrumpus.org.uk

Sculpting with a Chainsaw in the Woodlands

by WoodlandsTV ~ 14 March, 2017 ~ 5 comments

Chainsaw Sculptor Ste Iredale demonstrates how to carve with a chainsaw.
For more info on the work that he does, find him on Facebook.

Making a Christmas Reindeer with Branches and Logs

by WoodlandsTV ~ 3 December, 2016 ~ one comment

Green Wood Worker Richard Law shows us how to make a Reindeer with logs and branches from his authentic Bodger's Den in The Strid, Bolton Abbey.

For more information on the work that Richard does, please visit http://www.flyingshavings.co.uk

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Making a Dugout Canoe

by WoodlandsTV ~ 12 October, 2016 ~ 13 comments

Artistic woodworker Arthur de Mowbray puts real heart into his craft as he shares his obvious skill and enthusiasm for designing and building a contemporary leisure boat from available timbers. He talks us through the making of `The Mighty Sparrow`, from a fourteen foot long poplar log. Arthur takes traditional boat-building methods and adapts them to suit the lighter, smaller poplar - whilst still using oak off-cuts for specific structural items. From cutting, carving, stretching and stabilising - to `wearing` the beautiful finished boat - Arthur `s respect for the wood and for his craft is clear. http://www.arthurdemowbray.co.uk/dugout-canoes.
Filmed at Bentley Woodfair http://www.bentley.org.uk/
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Making a Bench with a Fallen Tree

by WoodlandsTV ~ 15 June, 2016 ~ 12 comments

Tristan Safitch makes a bespoke bench with a fallen tree and plenty ingenuity ...

Music by Jim Nield. Enquiries to jim@musyche.org or find him on Spotify

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Painting your Caravan for the Woodlands

by WoodlandsTV ~ 19 May, 2016 ~ 4 comments

12 steps to painting your caravan in style.

For more info on the work Kako does please visit http://facebook.com/artekako.

Music by Jim Nield. Enquiries to jim@musyche.org or find him on Spotify

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An Introduction to Cabinet Making

by WoodlandsTV ~ 29 December, 2015 ~ 51 comments

Experienced furniture designer and maker Andrew Marsh talks us through the making of a beautiful bespoke wooden cabinet. Andrew adopts traditional furniture making techniques within his work, explaining these terms to us. His love of wood and his passion for his craft is evident, as is his understanding of the various timbers he uses - for different purposes - both aesthetic and practical. http://andrewmaker.com/ An Adliberate film http://www.adliberate.co.uk for WoodlandsTV http://www.woodlands.co.uk/tv

Wood on Wheels

by WoodlandsTV ~ 9 December, 2015 ~ 22 comments

Here, Nick Coates shows us an innovative way to work with a wide range of coppiced wood - to produce high-performance bicycles. With his considerable engineering experience and keen interest in working with sustainable materials, Nick has designed a unique and naturally beautiful product as a social enterprise. Pyrography artwork, by Nick`s daugher Emma, is an eye-catching addition to the bike poles. To find out more: www.beamz.org.uk An Adliberate film www.adliberate.co.uk for WoodlandsTV http://www.woodlands.co.uk/tv

Tribal Arts and Crafts in the Woodlands

by WoodlandsTV ~ 16 September, 2015 ~ 17 comments

Artist and Wild Food Forager, Alison Brierley - aka - Tribal Ali, displays the arts and crafts she makes with dead animals found by the side of the road.

For more info on her work visit
https://www.alisonbrierley.wordpress.com

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Making Elderflower Cordial

by WoodlandsTV ~ 5 July, 2015 ~ 7 comments

Here we see Kate Harden enthusiastically taking us through the various stages of making elderflower cordial, following a favourite recipe from childhood. She also carefully decorates an elderflower cake - delicious! Dissolve 3lbs/1.4kg sugar in 1¾ pints/1 litre of boiling water. Add 2oz/55g citric acid crystals, juice of 1 lemon, 20 elderflower heads. Leave 24 hours. Strain and bottle.
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