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Turbo Saw Mill – making an oak gate post

by mikepepler ~ 17 January, 2015 ~ 7 comments

Richard Hare and Mike Pepler are using a Turbo saw mill to create an oak gatepost for use in a woodland.  Although this cutting is being done indoors it could be done in a woodland where the oak tree was felled

Oak Framed Buildings

by WoodlandsTV ~ 10 September, 2013 ~ 4 comments

Tim Potts talks here at the Forestry Commission`s summer `Treefest` at Westonbirt Arboretum about his work specialising in the design and construction of tim...

Oak Shingles

by WoodlandsTV ~ 5 September, 2013 ~ 157 comments

Here at the Forestry Commission`s `Treefest`, Ruth Goodfellow shows us her skills in making durable shingles for roofs using wood from the coppice restoratio...

Finishing a Tenon with chisel and plane

by WoodlandsTV ~ 9 June, 2012 ~ 3 comments

Matthew Melton completes the work on the tenon, by finishing it with a chisel and a plane

Cutting a Tenon using a crosscut saw

by WoodlandsTV ~ 24 March, 2012 ~ comments welcome

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

Early Medieval timber work

by WoodlandsTV ~ 11 December, 2009 ~ 60 comments

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.

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