Over the past 17 years I have been developing my skills in ancient and rural crafts, its about time I made a little money out of it! Below you will find some of the items I have produced over the last 6 years . I am available for bespoke projects as well. If its rustic and involves wood I can do it.
- Alternative structures and Roundhouses
- Composting Toilets
- Coppice wood and softwood supplied to specification
- Bespoke fencing and gates
- Dorset hurdles, sussex gate hurdles
- Garden furniture
- Hedge laying
- Pea sticks and bean poles
Sunken sub roman building at Upton country park, built using techniques used at the time. Roof Chestnut shingles, Fram chestnut and Oak salvaged from a burned down roman building on the site.
Cantilevered dipping platform at Carymo0r Environmental centre in Somerset
I cut my teeth making roundhouses at the Ancient technology centre teaching about Ancient history and building interpretations of ancient structures. If you would like me to build a roundhouse for you please get in touch, roundhouses up to 5m diameter are £2500 / meter. (Planning may be required) I can also provide bespoke education sessions accompanying the build and have a model for enabling community groups / social enterprises to get a building more cheaply.
Composting toilets made to order, bespoke design, £1500 for this one.
Bench for a neighbour Douglas fir £100, fitted bespoke benches for pergola POA
All types of hedge laying undertaken £5 per meter (minimum depending upon hedge condition / type)
Powys style hedge Lake Vyrnwy, Stock proof flat land Dorset all brash fed in, Midland style Northants, teaching.
Stakes and binders (Heatherings) 50p/ stake £6 for 12 heathers
Pagger down/ crooked sticks (Dorset and Devon style) 40p each
Bespoke and continuous woven fencing
Surround your garden with a beautiful woven hazel fence. Why not disguise your oil tank or heat exchanger with a bespoke hurdle call for a quote.
Traditional sheep hurdles, sussex gate hurdles, quirky gates and all types of greenwood fencing made to order 6ft wide £11/foot in height. 6×6 panel £66
Bespoke gates in Ash, Oak and Chestnut
Ash Garden gate 4.5 ft x 4 ft £150
Oak garden gate 3ft X 3.5ft £65
Pea sticks and Bean poles
pea sticks £6 / dozen
bean poles £9 Dozen enough to make a simple frame.
bean frame £40 installed.
from 2005-13 I worked at the Ancient technology centre in Cranborne Dorset. Teaching ancient history through rural crafts.
My father in laws web site has some great images of work that I have done with the Ancient technology centre from 2005-13