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How to Make Trugs ~ by WoodlandsTV

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Dominic Parrette deftly demonstrates how to make trugs using sweet chestnut and white willow. There are only a handful of professional trug makers working in the UK - Dominic and fellow expert Pete Marden use traditional trug making techniques here at the Hermonceux Truggery in East Sussex.

Posted in: Craft, Traditional Skills ~ On: 22 February, 2014

13 comments so far

Roger Weeks
September 17, 2017

When do you cut the willow and the chestnut for your raw material, in the spring or?

Jimmy The Pink
October 28, 2017

The guy with the beard seems to be possessed of an eerie physical beauty

Barbara Rey
December 4, 2017

I had fun trying to figure out what a trug was 🙂 thank you.

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