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Hi, Yes indeed the project is moving forward with the cruck frame having been raised during November 2017. We are now working on completing the roof including purlins, windbraces & rafters. Checkout a recent picture of our cruck barn frame taken in a partially snow clad woodland setting. Ken Hum...
- 08 Jan 2017, 07:52
- Forum: Hutting Opportunities
- Topic: Looking for like-minded folk
- Replies: 14
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Hi Malcolm et al, I concurr with your thoughts about the shared or split purchase of land in Scotland for collectively building a group of huts. I have experience of design and construction of timber-framed buildings and experience of how to obtain planning permission for same. In general it's young...
Hi Karen, To get things moving it would be really interesting to be able to examine and / or follow a number of "case studies" posted by persons who have managed to navigate their way through the major issues and obstacles that need to be overcome in respect of finance, land ownership, pla...
- 30 Dec 2016, 12:35
- Forum: Coppicing skills & best practice
- Topic: Angus introduction to Hazel
- Replies: 5
- Views: 5355
Hi, The mention of the smelter at Fort William reminds me of when I was Chief Engineer for Ralph M Parsons who built the Pechiney designed smelter for British Aluminium back in the late 70's & early 80's. The hazel rods are used to fish out impurities that gather on top of the pot cells that con...
- 30 Dec 2016, 10:42
- Forum: Woodland management
- Topic: Sharing Woodland Management information
- Replies: 0
- Views: 2752
Hi, Over the years I have learned that woodland management is quite a complex process requiring time and patience to obtain results, which are often not achieved in one's own lifetime. The Oxfordshire Woodland Group has established a web forum where our experiences have been documented covering a my...
Hi, As a Scots emigree born in The Old Kilpatrick Hills (only a bicycle ride away from Carbeth) I have followed the development of the Thousand Huts campaign with much interest. We are currently building a small cruck timber-framed barn in a woodland located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty ...