2021 Bursaries Open

Royal Forestry Society

Applications are now open for RFS Bursary schemes to support RFS Members and students upskill or carry out research in 2021

and also for teachers in Derbyshire, Staffordshire or Shropshire to attend an RFS Outdoor Learning training course.

 

Details of all the bursaries can be found here https://www.rfs.org.uk/learning/bursaries/

WoodNet join FACE Partnership

Forestry Advisory Consortium

FACE is a group of forestry organisations and advisors who have come together to provide specialist support to forest and timber supply chain businesses which are considering investment in new facilities and equipment. It consists of the Community Forest Trust, Cumbria Woodlands, Kent Downs AONB, Martin Glynn FICFor, Northwoods, Rural Development Initiatives, Small Woods Association, Silvanus Trust, Sylva Foundation, Woodnet and Yorwoods. Together they advise on business planning, marketing, financial forecasting, grant applications and technical issues.

 

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Wanted- Pine / Cedar / Spruce logs, 6" to 8" x 4m and 5m For a garden log cabin project. Approx 25 logs @4m and 25 @5m.
I could go a little shorter if the above lengths aren't available.
Ideally delivered to WF14.
location: Mirfield, West Yorkshire
Advert Start Date: 23/11/20
Contact: Alex Bass
Doncombe Wood Hazel Products Small Hazel coppice in the north east of Wiltshere to be returned to rotation this winter/
Stakes, bean poles, thatching spars and faggots all available to order as well as charcoal and hurdles to come/
For further details about the project or to enquire about stock and pricing please contact Josh North Wraxall, Wiltshire
Advert Start Date: 23/11/20
Contact: Josh Asson
M: 07788 252563

News

A Training Resource for Traditional Timber Building

Trawcoe

Woodnet have completed a partnership project with architects, carpenters and woodwork trainers to support carpentry vocational skills training.

Supported by the Leonardo Lifelong Learning Programme Woodnet participants visited several European countries to discover the differences, and many similarities in timber construction and wood decoration.

The background to this research is available at www.trawcoe.com  and this web portal also provides a link to a 3D models exploring many of the structures, ranging from a barn in Kent to a Latvian windmill, a Romanian church and a French farmhouse.

 
 
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