This weekend saw the first of our Drawn to Nature workshops take place on a sunny Saturday in the woods. Drawn to Nature is a completely different kind of day to our usual woodcarving workshops and we were excited to get underway.Read More
Welcome to the Logbook; a place for us to share our adventures, outdoor knowledge and campfire recipes, along with insights into the way we make our products and the work we do around our woodland studio.
Yesterday was the first truly warm day of spring so far; In the evening I took a short walk around the woods, chasing the fading orange light and taking mental notes on the activity of the fallow deer, when I heard a crackling, popping sound coming from the canopy. I looked up and around, expecting to see a grey squirrel munching on the pine cones but none could be found. No birds either. What could it be?Read More
In spring, as a tree awakens from its dormant winter state, water and nutrients begin to pump through the sapwood as sap. These nutrients are sent to the buds enabling them to unfurl and thus begins the process of new growth for that year. In this post we'll show you how to tap a birch tree for it's sap and how to make beer with the results.Read More