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    had a cracking day out with my other half at their woodland fesival today,

    thought i'd share a few (ok a lot!) pics of the skills and demo's on display, see if you can spot paul (addo), lots of ideas for future projects too!






































































































































































































































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    looks like a good day out thanks for sharing Steve.

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    Nice pictures there looks to be a few more people showing there Crafts off today thanks for sharing I forgot to take the camera.

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    Thanks for showing these. An interesting and fun way to spend the day. Lots of talent there!
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    ceers for that steve, i'd add my photo's to this thread but looking through yours it would seem we were interested in the same things. sorry i missed you mate, hopefully see you soon

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    Great pics. Shares a lot with the "Wild about woods" festival we went to at Castle Howard.
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    Good pics and a good reminder of what was there - thanks for that.

    One tip I hadn't seen before - the guy doing the walking stick lessons for kids had given them potato peelers to remove the bark from the (?) hazel sticks - safe and easy to use - even if the peelers weren't much good for peeling potatoes afterwards!
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    Great pictures, very enjoyable to look at.

    Cheers.
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    Steve, i must have just missed you!! im guessing you was there in the AM part of the day.. I kinda figured it out by how detailed the owl was that the guy with the chain saw did, compared to when i sore it.. which reminds me, couldnt that be a new extream hobby for you! I no you like your chain saws and wood spirits, they go hand in hand!!

    I thought it was great to see so many people interested in everything and i also got chance to talk to a lot of nice folk on the workshops!! I enjoyed it that much that i went both Saturday and Sunday!!

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    Thanks for the pictures Steve, I only managed to escape to look at a few other demonstrators as my stall was so busy. Only made half a Kuksa over the two days.
    The best festival Ive worked at in the past 5 years of doing them as the site was perfect and demonstrators so keen to pass on their craft.

    Met some great folks and thanks to steve, elines, stu, matt and all who came along for a chat. I'll try and make it to a meet up soon.
    Last edited by addo; 19-09-2011 at 19:36.

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    Looks great! Ages since I have been to something like that
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    thanks fellas, yes a real good day out, even the missus enjoyed it!

    matt, its a bit full on for me if you know what i mean, prefer to whittle away in peace

    some real good skills on display, fancy trying the coracle, ray? does a 2 day course, and you go home with one too!

    definately one to put in the diary for next year.
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    Hey steve, do you rekon at the next north wood meet we can have a bash at making some char wood on obviously a smaller scale!! just been watching a few videos on youtube!

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