Green Woodworking Pattern Book: 300 Woodland Projects from Spoons to Stools


Available for Pre-order. Due October 2022.
Green Woodworking Pattern Book: 300 Woodland Projects from Spoons to Stools Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Pavilion Books
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Pages: 240 Illustrations and other contents: 600 Language: English ISBN: 9781849947992 Category:

An essential resource for any traditional woodland crafter, a book by Ray Tabor, the unparalleled expert on green woodworking. The book features over 300 patterns for traditional craft designs featuring projects ranging from fences, gates, garden furniture, through benches and stools to walking sticks and door wedges. Green woodworking involves the use of freshly felled timber (unseasoned wood), and embraces a number of traditional woodland crafts, including turning and carving. This book contains a range of designs for home and garden, from wattle gates to lemon juicers, from chairs and stools to baskets, whistles and spoons – all with detailed dimensions in both metric and imperial. Each item has annotated black-and-white patterns, a brief description, historical information and details of the materials that should be used. Includes the simplest of woodland designs to more advanced, with something for everyone. Both a historical record and a sourcebook for those looking to use their green woodworking skills to make traditional items of beauty, the book should be on the shelf of anyone interested in whittling, woodland crafts and any kind of woodworking.

Weight0.5 kg


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Author Biography

Ray Tabor worked for over 20 years in a woodland nature reserve, producing and selling traditional products as well as writing books. His woodworking books are still the best resource for any traditional woodland crafter.. He chaired the conservation activities of the UK's largest Wildlife Trust, lead courses in woodland crafts and management and wrote regularly on crafts, tools and woodland conservation. His bestselling Traditional Woodland Crafts, also published by B T Batsford, has reprinted several times.