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Barn roof truss, Welsh-style

I’ve wanted to put these photos up for a while. In October we stumbled across a ruined barn inbetween Llanbedr and Harlech in North Wales (SH 587290). I was staggered by the gorgeous simplicity – and by modern standards, audacity … Continue reading

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New shoots in the mountains

Last post I mentioned that we’d been in North Wales in February coppicing Coed Yr Afon, a small fifteen year old plantation of mixed hardwood species. I returned at the end of May to check on progress. The wood is … Continue reading

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Ancient oak coppice

Hopefully we’ll have the time to blog on this site about all the things us Blackbarkers are up to, what excites us and what we’re thinking. Back in February we did some upland coppicing over in North Wales – you … Continue reading

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