When I have a spare minute I like to go out in the air dried yard and wander among the log stacks… …not only because I love to get wafts of Cedar of Lebanon perfume on the breeze and not only because there is so much incredible nature to see in our... read more
January 2012 Archive
Peter Guille at Bespoke Green Oak sent us pictures of these fantastic folding doors he made from our English Oak… WOW
I just couldn’t wait to show you all this floor that Philip has prepared for the cabin from our downgraded Ash & American Walnut stocks.
I’m obviously still getting over the loss of the re-saw ! I’ve been looking back at it’s usefulness over the years I realise we only really fired it up for all the really awkward jobs… timber that was too small for the Stenner bandsaw, or too big for the Wadkin straight line edger or... read more
To prove it really did work once here is the machine itself in action.. the re-saw.. Graham at the helm… ripping down some fresh sawn Oak which we couldn’t do on any other machine. More on vintage woodworking machinery http://vintagemachinery.org/ http://www.gracesguide.co.uk/John_Pickles_and_Sons Find out more about what we do at www.englishwoodlandstimber.co.uk
One dreary January morning we finally lost our old re-saw to the bandmill in the sky (the bandsaw we used for re-sawing boards & beams rather than cutting logs) commonly known as the scrap yard! This was a wood working machine from our old bandmill was engineered and built by John Pickles &... read more