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How to Sharpen a Knife

How to Sharpen a Knife

by catherine ~ 6 March, 2009 ~ comments welcome

Justin gives advice and safety tips on knife sharpening in the latest of the Woodlands TV Survival Series. Read more...

Sheds in Woodlands

Sheds in Woodlands

by Angus ~ 29 August, 2008 ~ 23 comments

We did a survey on sheds for storage amongst woodland owners and although the sample is small, the results were nevertheless interesting .   We had responses for 27 woods; 14 had no shed and 13 woods already had a shed in use. The woods were mostly between 5 and 14 acres in area.

The prime use for a shed is storage. All of the respondents quoted forestry tools and materials; all but three quoted camping kit, tables, chairs, kettles, Read more...

Chainsaw Training

Chainsaw Training

by Mike Pepler ~ 29 February, 2008 ~ 21 comments

Proper training is essential if you're planning to use a chainsaw. Make enquiries with the National Trust or your local agricultural college about City & Guilds NPTC Forestry, Chainsaw and Arboriculture courses. Mike Pepler gives us the lowdown on his course:- Read more...

Forestry First Aid

Forestry First Aid

by Tracy ~ 22 February, 2008 ~ 2 comments

Did you know that if someone gets their arm stuck in a chipper you mustn't switch it off?  Well, I do ......... now! Read more...

Weather effects and woodlands

Weather effects and woodlands

by julian ~ 29 August, 2007 ~ 3 comments

This favourite of all small-talk topics merits attention after the hot April and subsequent very wet months of May, June and July. But I am not going to mention climate change as threatening, indeed potentially catastrophic, as this phenomenon is to all of us and our futures. The weather, particularly very wet weather, affects work in woods and their care and management for the small owner as much as for the large forest estate. Read more...

Forestry Hand Tools

Forestry Hand Tools

by Angus ~ 19 September, 2006 ~ 19 comments

Over the years, our experience working in woodlands round the UK has given us a great deal of practical expertise when it comes to undertaking simple forestry tasks. Here are some tips and ideas on how to make the best use of hand tools to make many forestry tasks in your woodland easier and more satisfying.

1. Always make sure the blades are sharp. You can sharpen them with a small disk on an electric drill Read more...

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