Mike and Tracy Pepler organised this volunteer project to build a bridge that would be strong enough for a car to drive over. The bridge was built of timbers from the woodland itself and the volunteers were from the EWB UK unit at Imperial College in London.
Mike Pepler demonstrates how to move firewood using a trailer bike. His bicycle has some battery power which helps with hills and he can carry 50kg of logs from his woodland using this trailer and bike.
www.woodlands.co.uk Want to make charcoal? What is a charcoal burner? Where does barbecue charcoal come from? Woodlands TV visit a charcoal burn using a ring kiln. They look at the sources of wood, moving the chimneys, what happens inside a charcoal burner, and grading the charcoal. An atmospheric film with lots of smoke and steam in a woodland setting. www.woodlands.co.uk
If you are looking for your first chainsaw, or thinking of upgrading this is for you. Durability, ease of servicing and suitability are some of the factors Dave Vickers from Sparsholt College considers . He looks at a range of Stihl and Husqvarna chainsaws loaned from Winchester Garden Machinery. Clear, practical tips and advice from somebody who uses chainsaws and teaches others to use them. Machines include Stihl MS 171, Stihl MS230, Husqvarna 460 Rancher, and Husqvarna 570 for the professional
An upside down fire offers several advantages in a woodland setting which survival expert Sean Collins demonstrates. He also offers tips on using a fire steel and answers that perennial problem – why does the smoke always seem to blow towards me?
Julian Evans returns to the screen again this time to explain the edge effect on woodland tracks.
Many people wonder why you should buy a woodland so we asked some of the members of the Small Woodlands Owner Group why they bought their woods.
Need a shelter in the woods? Ashley shows how to make them quickly, using whatever comes to hand. Another in the Survival series from WoodlandsTV and Dulwich Studios