What is CANW about?
Promoting coppicing in our woodlands
Conserving woodlands and encouraging appropriate management
Providing mutual support, information, advice and training
Giving a voice to all involved in coppice woodland management
Oak swill baskets, courses and demonstrations, cleft oak gates and gate hurdles, benches, cleft oak pales and plaster laths, besoms, beanpoles and peasticks, charcoal & logs, talks.
A small business where nothing is wasted. Services and products include: sustainable woodland management; coppicing/coppice restoration; social and educational activities; demonstrations; hedge-laying/hedge restoration; greenwood crafts; gates and fencing; artist's charcoal; biochar. See the website for further details.
Based in the West Midlands but still with strong connections in the north west. Making anything from buttons to benches using locally sourced wood. Traditional craft demonstrations & courses, also hedge laying & walling.
Traditional Earthburn - a method for making charcoal.
With thanks to Brian Crawley for organising this and writing about it, and of course to Jim Miller for all his hard work.
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