Woodcraft: A Guide to Using Trees for Woodcraft and Bushcraft

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Woodcraft: A Guide to Using Trees for Woodcraft and Bushcraft Author: Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: The History Press Ltd
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Pages: 352 Illustrations and other contents: 450 Illustrations, unspecified Language: English ISBN: 9780750998185 Categories: , , , ,

‘A few tools and a wide range of skills can achieve many things …’ If you’ve ever wanted to make your own bow and arrows, learn to create fire using friction, or mix up glue and dyes from the natural resources that surround us, then this is the book for you. John Rhyder has taught traditional woodcraft skills for several decades and can now teach you in this no-nonsense, amusing and easy-to-follow guide. Woodcraft will take you on a practical learning journey – from the safe use of tools and sustainable harvesting of wood to the subsequent uses for roots, bark and timber. This step-by-step account is suitable for the student of woodcraft, the naturalist and the practitioner of bushcraft skills.

Weight0.6643728 kg

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"Packed with woodland wisdom, step-by-step guides and practical advice, it is illustrated throughout."

Author Biography

John Rhyder is a naturalist, woodsman and wildlife tracker, both founder and Head Instructor at The Woodcraft School. He has also worked in arboriculture, conservation and habitat management and has been teaching since 1994. He is certified through CyberTracker conservation as a Senior Tracker, the highest level possible. He is the only person at this level and therefore the highest qualified wildlife tracker in Northern Europe. He is endorsed as an instructor in natural navigation techniques through Tristan Gooley and his school of natural navigation. He is regarded as one of the most experienced authorities in the field of bushcraft in the UK and his experience includes being appointed as chief instructor for Ray Mears. He lives in West Sussex.