Living Wood: From Buying a Woodland to Making a Chair

Author(s): Mike Abbott

General/All Skills

First published in 2002, Living Wood is both a practical manual and an inspirational guide, updating much of the information included in Mike's best-selling book Green Woodwork. Living Wood covers: - Becoming a green woodworke--Mike's story, from playing in the woodlands to owning a share in a woodland in Herefordshire - Buying, managing, and harvesting a woodland; - Developing woodland facilities, including tracks, steps, huts, a barn, a kitchen, and a compost toilet - Setting up a woodland workshop--plans for a shelter and updated designs for a shaving horse, a pole lathe, and other green wood-working tools and devices - Making ladder-back chairs, including cleaving, steam-bending, and techniques for ultra-tight joints without glue - Seating chairs with bark and with cord - A comprehensive list of suppliers, woodland organizations, and books Now in its fourth edition, Living Wood includes a selection of photographs of Mike's latest workshop at Brookhouse Wood.

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780954234560
  • : Living Wood Books
  • : Living Wood Books
  • : June 2013
  • : 275mm X 210mm X 14mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 745
  • : 240
  • : 24 colour, 123 black and white photographs, 200 drawings
  • : Mike Abbott
  • : Paperback
  • : 4th Revised edition