westmoreland 2 panel2012 was a fantastic year for me, I embarked on a journey at the end of 2011 which took me right through 2012 and has ultimately lead me here.

The ‘journey’ as I called it, was my (sometimes painful) progression from complete novice to enthusiastic amateur in the art and the craft of woodland coppicing and green wood working.

At the end of 2012 I recanted my first year experiences on a topic related internet forum and have now recompiled my initial ramblings as a series of short episodes.

So this is the story of how I first became interested in woodlands and green wood working and how I was able to acquire some modest skills along the way during my first year:

Follow my blog episodes as I weave my way through my first year or so…