A pictorial Diary of ongoing work at Sallerton Wood

Spring 2018


A new footbridge from the camping area to the washroom. Made in Sweet Chestnut cut from the woodland.
 

The bridge base in place.
 

Cross-members ready for fitting.
 

The bridge base completed.
 

Chiseling mortices in the cross-members.
 

Sawn Sweet Chestnut for bridge construction.
 

Turning the cross-ties.
 

Winter 2017/2018

A recent chair commission underway ~ Ash frame and Wild Cherry back.
 
A Journey Stick ~ telling a story of my walk in the woods and the natural things I found and liked.
 

Safe whittling with a potato peeler.
 

A den on the island with a Wood Garlic floor!
 

Snow in the woods!
 

A dusting of snow.
 

Creating a track for access to the far end of the wood.
 

Improved track for access to the top of the wood.
 

Michael with another new log stack in an area cleared for replanting.
 

Remains of a large Turkey Oak that fell.
 

A large Sycamore removed in an area for replanting.
 

Firewood preparation.
 

Clearing an area for replanting.
 

A resulting logstack under construction.
 

Track widening for quad-bike access.
 

Track widening for quad-bike access.
 

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