Looking for something special for a loved one?

Inspired by some really cringe-worthy sentiment advertised on Facebook, we thought we would offer personalised wooden watches with a more realistic sentiment! This one reads:Dad, You’ve got me, so you don’t reallyneed anything else, but I thoughtI’d get you a watch to help youpick me up on time.Love {name here} Other phrases are available:Or you can make up your own Mum: In thanks for all you do; for all the meals you cook, I bought…

Looking for the wood in the trees

Just doing a little homework.  We are always looking for inspiration and new ideas. Did you know that this year we have increased the range of our own designed unique products to 110.  That’s not saying our other products are exactly common, from wooden ties to wooden roses, there is not much that cannot be made from wood and as we’ve been open over 25 years we’ve built up quite a range. for instance, we…

Magic from the New Forest – Elvish Wands

Our wands are made from hand-coppiced hazel and silver birch. Coppicing is the traditional forestry practice of cutting these short-lived trees, to encourage regrowth and as a consequence increase biodiversity of the woodland. Our wands are sourced from the award-winning Pondhead Conservation Trust based a mile from our shop. Hand-cut then walked home where they are shaped on a shave horse with a draw knife, then dried on our aga. Next walked up to the shop…

Tree rings – rings from trees

Our tri-band rings are made of three thin slices of wood bonded together. We have a number of different timbers, but our most common pairing is English yew on the outside with a band of walnut through the middle. Sorry we cannot make to order (we tried, it was too stressful to get the size right!) We have every half size from E to Z+ (English sizes) at £19 each