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    Coppicing and Coppice Crafts: A Comprehensive Guide (Hardback) By (author) Rebecca Oaks, By (author) Edward Mills

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    DescriptionCoppicing is an ancient method of enhancing woodland biodivesity, and coppice woodlands are to be found all over Britain and parts of Europe. The key to successful coppicing is to nurture the new coppice shoots. In return, a coppice will provide an endless supply of wood for a wide range of articles and the authors present detailed instruction on how to produce many kinds of woodland products from besom brooks, firewood and charcoal to more challenging items such as hazel hurdles and coracles.


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    Title
    Coppicing and Coppice Crafts
    Subtitle
    A Comprehensive Guide
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rebecca Oaks, By (author) Edward Mills
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 194 mm
    Height: 248 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 739 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781847972125
    ISBN 10: 1847972128
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    BISAC V2.8: TEC003000
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17610
    LC classification: SB
    BISAC V2.8: NAT011000, NAT034000, TEC003040
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: WFV
    DC22: 634.98
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 634.98
    Thema V1.0: WFV
    Illustrations note
    224 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    The Crowood Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    The Crowood Press Ltd
    Publication date
    01 January 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Ramsbury
    Author Information
    Rebecca Oaks set up her own coppice business in 1994. Mentored by Bill Hogarth, the last active coppice merchant in the north-west of England, she built a business specializing in hazel coppice and coppice crafts. In 2000 she formed the Bill Hogarth MBE Memorial Apprenticeship Trust [BHMAT] and has been running three-year apprenticeships in coppicing ever since. Edward Mills carried out his first coppicing in Essex in 1981. He purchased his own coppice woodland in the Lake District in 2003 and his wood is frequently used for promoting the benefits of good coppice management. Edward became a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Foresters in 2004.