Timber Reduction – Log to Lath

10 May

Course Cost: £85

Venue: Edge Wood, Shropshire

Learn how to process a felled tree using traditional tools and techniques as well as having a go with a chainsaw mill.

You will learn:

  • Splitting large diameter wood using wedges
  • Reducing timber further into cleft products with a cleaving break
  • Creating shingles, timber laths, posts & rails
  • How to use a chainsaw mill – reducing large butts into planks

The Tree Felling with Axe and Crosscut Saw course on the day prior to this, will begin the process which will be continued on this day. Each course can be attended separately, however if you wish to see the whole process, from standing tree to finished products, it is recommended that both are attended.

This course will be taught by Brian Williamson.


BOOKING AND PAYMENT OPTIONS: Contact the Office  01952 432769 or email office@smallwoods.org.uk

FURTHER INFORMATION: Contact Richard Thomason 01952 432769/07964 934556 richardthomason@smallwoods.org.uk

Special offer for our members: 20% off all course fees! Please contact the Office on the details above to get your discount.


Course cost: £ 85.00


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