I both make tools to order, as well as collect and restore a selection of axe and edge tools available to buy. If you’re after anything in particular or have a tool you’d like restored it’s best to get in contact at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can see what can be sorted out.
The tools are high quality restored vintage and I often focus on tools for hedge laying and general woodland work as well craft tools. Billhooks and axes are a speciality.
I only use ash, which I source as a log and pricess myself into billets, which become handles and hafts. I use only edge tools and traditional greenwood craft techniques, which I’ve been practicing now for 5 years, specialising in handles. The wood I use comes from the work I do as a working woodsman as well as sub contracting to forestry and woodland management contractors. I specialise in working in low impact and conservation, preservation and heritage management objectives. Much of the timber I’ve been using has gone from contracts with Horselogging teams, which I work with as a trained horselogger. I also am a charcoal maker and coppice worker, providing beanpoles and peasticks as part of the local cop