Den Update: Leaving the Cabin. 18/09/2021

Today is the eighteenth of September. Just back from the woods and am finishing up my packing for university. Have had a great set of final days. Had two friends down on Thursday and we got all of the sycamore thinning’s moved up to the site so they can be processed and milled into planks.Continue reading “Den Update: Leaving the Cabin. 18/09/2021”

Den update: Firewood 26/07/2021

Today is the twenty sixth of July. As summer races along and autumn being just round the corner I decided to finally get the firewood situation under control for the next couple years. Along with help from Hannah and fin, I have got myself in good standing. The first firewood to get lopped was theContinue reading “Den update: Firewood 26/07/2021”

The Den Cabin: Woodsman on the roof. 18/07/2021:

Today is the eighteenth of July and the roof is coming along swimmingly. After months of no progress on it, I have finally been given that final kick to push on and get somewhere. After a rather long and intense shingle making session, along with a clearing up the final bits on the south coppiceContinue reading “The Den Cabin: Woodsman on the roof. 18/07/2021:”

Den Cabin: Cabin Porch 13/07/2021

Today is the thirteenth of July. General update time. The weather has vastly improved over the last couple of weeks and this has led to great progress being made. Along with a couple visitors it has been an exciting few weeks in the woods. More below. The first project to get finished off this weekContinue reading “Den Cabin: Cabin Porch 13/07/2021”

The Den Cabin: Woodstore extension. 23/06/2021

Today is the twenty third of June. Two days away from the Den’s birthday it has been a relaxed month since the last post. Work has been done on the back wall which is now finished (although do not have a photo of the finished product yet). I have also built an extension onto theContinue reading “The Den Cabin: Woodstore extension. 23/06/2021”

Den cabin: Cold Chimneys. 12/01/2021

Today is the fifteenth of January. Was a rather cold morning in the woods today with icicles hanging off the wood store eves. Work has been at a stand still since coppicing due to the cold meaning cob just will not set and making it is a rather unpleasant job. So I have been findingContinue reading “Den cabin: Cold Chimneys. 12/01/2021”

The Den: 2020

2020 in photos according to the den. A massive thank you to all those who have helped me this year on the cabin. To name a few: Cate, Toby, Fin, Rory, Johnny, Tom, Barnswood team, Martin, Sam, Chris, Brett, Adam and all the others who I have forgotten :P. Let us hope that progress continuesContinue reading “The Den: 2020”

Den Cabin update: An open door. 12/12/2020

Today is the twelfth of December. Today I finished a 2 week long project. The cabin door. I have been wanting to do this for a good long while and am rather excited now that it is finished. The project was done at my parents house in the workshop because I wanted the door toContinue reading “Den Cabin update: An open door. 12/12/2020”

Cabin update: Fireplaces. 23/11/2020

Today is the twenty third of November. The cooler weather has set in and the frosts are now a semi frequent occurrence. The cabin is growing day by day at a decent rate. Unlike the month of October, I have had some breaks in work and fair weather, which despite the lack of light, hasContinue reading “Cabin update: Fireplaces. 23/11/2020”

The Den Cabin: Walling in. 07/11/2020

Today is the seventh of November. Autumn is well underway and the leaves are falling fast. Most of the sycamores have lot their leaves and only the oaks and beaches have many left. It is a stark reminder that winter is on its way and that the coppicing season is soon here and time willContinue reading “The Den Cabin: Walling in. 07/11/2020”