Once a tree

Obliged to cut back a much loved birch tree in our garden last year, I contacted Paul Adamson from Woodsman Crafts (Derbyshire UK) and this is what happened.

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1. The original branch of soft wood

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2. Split with the basic design marked out

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3. The finished pieces

These are totally usable although they are kept in their pristine condition for the present.

(All photographs are by Paul and published with his permission)

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