GoPro helmet cam takes to the trees. A trailer for our forthcoming films showing the felling of a eucalyptus in a surburban garden. Join our intrepid tree surgeon Jack Feaver high in the tree and and get the view he sees. Not for the faint hearted!
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
www.woodlands.co.uk Bushcrafter Sean Collins completes his preparation of the squirrel, He shows which sections of the squirrel produce most meat. He then stews some of the meat and pan fries the rest.
www.woodlands.co.uk How to gut a squirrel. Gutting a squirrel by Sean Collins. Firstly Sean pinches the skin on the belly of the squirrel to make an incision. He then cuts back towards the reproductive organs and removes the testicles . Sean also discusses how to examine the internal organs for signs of disease or ill health in the animal. After checking the liver and kidneys he removes the digestive tract, followed by the heart and lungs, and removal of the head. Finally he discusses hyqiene prior to cooking.
www.woodlands.co.uk Skinning a squirrel with tips on knives to use, hygiene, and preventing damage to the internal organs. Survival expert Sean Collins prepares a squirrel for cooking.
www.woodlands.co.uk Our 100th film! Before skinning and cooking it, Sean Collins describes the destructive nature of the grey squirrel and it’s effect on the native red squirrel. He also describes their effect on tree bark. In the next film he goes about skinning the squirrel
www.woodlands.co.uk Want to eat wood lice? How to cook wood lice. The humble wood louse is a useful source of protein in bushcraft survival skills. Sean Collins shows how to cook woodlice, and shares them with the WoodlandsTV team. In case you’re wondering they taste a bit like prawns
www.woodlands.co.uk The Logosol M7 a portable chainsaw mill. Chainsaw milling in woodland and forests. Kester Westcott describes the process of creating planks from Western Red Cedar
After placing his tree in the ground Richard Scholfield shows us how you can protect you tree and give it a better chance of surviving.