The Forest Woodworker: A Step-By-Step Guide to Working with Green Wood
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Author: Sjors van der Meer and Job Suijker
Publisher: Search Press
Page Count: 176
Immerse yourself in the ancient craft of of green woodworking by making the tools you need as well as nine useful objects.
Take your woodworking out of the workshop and into the forest, and immerse yourself in the ancient craft of working with fresh, green wood.
Sjors van der Meer and Job Suijker introduce you to the traditional skills of green woodworking. Learn about the qualities of wood; how to cut and shape it; how to craft your own tools such as a shaving horse, wooden club, chopping block and saw horse, and then how to use them to make spoons, spatulas, stools and chairs.
As well as teaching you new skills, this inspiring book will show you how working in natural surroundings, with natural materials, can create an overwhelming sense of well-being and enhance your awareness of the environment.