Category Archives: January 2013

After the party was over…

Great day yesterday. Morning in the woods felling and clearing with Lucy , Stuart and Martin. We probably won’t fell trees after the 1st April so its important to complete by then though of course sectioning, stacking and brash pile … Continue reading

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Cutting up the fallen ash tree close to the kitchen tent

The fallen ash tree is right in front of the kitchen tent it is also blocking two paths. The short clip shows the tree after a days work sectioning the main trunk. Piles of brash and foot long tree sections … Continue reading

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Flooding on the track -video

The stream has become swollen with melt water and days of heavy rain. The new track is being eroded stone by stone. Rifts form in the track side threatening the track. Work to do in the summer to make a … Continue reading

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“Leaner” falls by the kitchen

The ash tree which had been safely snagged up for years eventually succumbed to the wind and rain. Thankfully the kitchen is undamaged. More work for the chain saw.

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Flooding on the track over the stream

The culvert under the track has become blocked and water is cascading over the track.

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Coed Panteg

Ah January. ┬áThe New Year and time to think about the woods. Started the annual ritual of coppicing- two days of chainsaw strife. Brash piles grow, ash logs in rows close to the track. Trees hung up and leaning pulled … Continue reading

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