Hazel wood chunks for smoking food

Any Hazel wood we remove from our coppice that cannot be used for walking stick shanks or other woodland crafts gets cut up into ‘Wood Chunks‘ which get used in smokers and BBQ’s for flavouring meats, fish and cheeses. All our hazel is coppiced with a hand saw so has not been contaminated with chainsaw oil. It […]

Coppicing Hazel

As the seasonal wreath making draws to a close a lovely morning allowed a chance to make a start on the Hazel coppice. Our stand of hazel was planted specifically to provide a harvest of walking stick blanks for the surprisingly large number of local stick making enthusiasts. We now use the remaining wood for crafts […]