A Pair of Ash Gates

A Pair of Ash Gates These new forest gates were made from the ash tree I felled for the new plantation. A lightweight construction that uses the traditional (and amazingly effective) draw-pegged joint, combined with a less traditional, steel-rope bracing. The stainless-steel rope is tensioned with a bottle screw – Read more…

Stickering

Until I sort out a mini saw-mill of my own, I’ve been getting some hardwoods planked up at a local wood mill. These planks are from a fine ash tree that we felled for the new plantation. It’s been down for nearly two years now, so won’t need too long Read more…