Matthew Melton completes the work on the tenon, by finishing it with a chisel and a plane
The first stage of cutting a tenon on a large piece of oak to make a mortice and tenon joint. Working deep in the woodlands Matthew Melton demonstrates how to cut the “shoulders” of a tenon using a crosscut saw to cut across the grain precisely. In the next video he uses a circular saw to rip cut down the grain
This is a way of cutting planks in your woodland using a chasinsaw with a small bit of extra kit. The small log mill work for chainsaws with bars of 20″ or less. It clamps direct to the bar with no drilling and enables you to saw planks straight off the log.
A look at early medieval wood work techniques with evidence from documents, and archaeological finds. A team from the East Sussex Archaeology and Museums Partnership demonstrate their skillls in turning round logs into square timber.
Bill Jones shows us how to put in a gate post.
In this episode we are taken through the craft of making roof shingles.