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OAK: FINE TIMBER IN 100 YEARS
We are particularly pleased to announce the launch of a ground breaking French book on Oak silviculture, translated by Bede Howell, which has been mainly funded by Woodland Heritage and published...
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CONTINUOUS COVER MANAGEMENT OF WOODLANDS: A BRIEF INTRODUCTION
BY RODNEY HELLIWELL (AUTHOR & PUBLISHER)
SPONSORED BY WOODLAND HERITAGE
Rodney Helliwell's latest small book is a very clear and practical explanation of continuous cover management. In fact, short of going in...
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THE BRITISH OAK BY ARCHIE MILES
Woodland Heritage is proud to support this stunning 'Oak' book by Archie Miles
Published by Constable & Robinson Ltd on 10 Oct 2013 £35.00
A major new work celebrating the Oak tree in Britain – exploring the history, culture...
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WOODSMAN BY BEN LAW
Living in a Wood in the 21st Century
Published by Collins on 28 Mar 2013 £14.99
“Ben Law’s house is my favourite Grand Design” Kevin McCloud
Ben Law has lived as a woodsman in Prickly Nut Wood for over 20 years...
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Download this review in PDF of The Silviculture of Trees used in British Forestry, 2nd Edition, Size: 100 Kb
This handbook provides a detailed guide to the biological suitability to different sites and soils for all important native trees and the most extensively used exotics. British woodlands and forests are often...
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East Meon in Hampshire provided an appropriate venue to celebrate both building with roundwood timber and the launch of Ben Law’s new book - Roundwood Timber Framing.East Meon features some of England’s oldest standing timber-framed buildings some of which...
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Download PDF review of Wytham Woods Oxford's Ecological Laboratory, Size: 45.35 Kb
Woodland Owners, Managers, Environmental Conservators and Naturalists will be delighted to discover that Oxford University Press has recently published a book on Wytham Woods written by Oxford University staff and other associated researchers. The contents of this book...
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This book is the first new book about the making and design of Windsor chairs for over 10 years. It has been written with a broad readership in mind. It is aimed both at existing Windsor chairmakers and also at those who are perhaps contemplating making their first chair.
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"The Art of Ian Norbury"
Foreword by Simon Channing-Williams
Ian Norbury was introduced to me when I was
looking for someone to do some carvings of birds
for a film I was producing. We had a thoroughly
enjoyable meeting, shared a glass or two of wine and
Ian lit a pipe. It’s been like that...
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Dr Tim Cutler reviews our choice of book - and tells us about his beloved Physic Garden
In 1996 Thomas Pakenham enthralled us with his
"Meetings with Remarkable Trees". This was a new kind of book which owed little to conventional botany. The
criteria for selection and inclusion of the trees...
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The Red SquirrelRedressing The Wrong
By Charles Dutton MICFor
The red squirrel was once common in all wooded areas of Britain and Ireland. I can recall a time when seeing them
scurrying among the trees on my farm in Co Meath was an almost everyday occurrence. It is now however fifteen years...
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MAKING THE GRADE
A guide to appearance grading UK grown hardwood timber
Authors: Ivor Davies & Guy Watt
I am proud to be part of the UK forest industry.
Sitting on my desk is the new hardwood
appearance-grading guide, which compares
more than favourably with the equivalent French
and American guides and considering the size of
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Book Review by Peter Savill
CHAMPION TREES OF BRITAIN & IRELAND
Owen Johnson (editor). Champion trees of
Britain and Ireland. Whittet Books Ltd,
Hill Farm, Stonham Rd, Cotton, Stowmarket,
Suffolk IP14 4RQ. 2003. Pp 192. 30 x21 cm. ISBN
1-873580-61-4. Price £25, or £17.50 (excluding
postage) to Woodland Heritage members.
This book lists historic, large, rare and remarkable
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