Dorset Coppice Members
Contact: Andrew Lakeman
Upalong, , 3 Main Road, , West Lulworth, Dorset , BH20 5RW
Tel: 07989 174320
Andrew makes natural wood catapults, primitive bows, antler & wood products, antler brooches, wooden candle holders and walking sticks.
Arthur & Pat Westlake
Contact: Arthur & Pat Westlake
Winterbourne Steepleton , DT29LH
Tel: 01305 889954
Suppliers of small bags of seasoned copsed logs, bean poles and spars
Ben Short Charcoal
Contact: Ben Short
Midsummer Cottage, 65 South Street, Bridport , DT6 3NZ
Charcoal Maker, Barn-stored Logs, Coppice Restoration & Woodland Management, Hedgelayer (Dorset style)
Contact: John Gillingham
Redbridge Farm, Dolmans Hill, Lychett Matravers, Dorset , BH16 6HP
Tel: 07982 247570
Bodger John provides training and workshops in a range of green woodworking and pole lathe crafts.
Contact: Anthony Brown
1 The Orchard, Sixpenny Handley, Dorset , SP5 5QL
Tel: 01725 552814
Education, Forest Schools, Alternative Structures, Hedgelaying, coppice work, hurdles (Sussexgate and Dorset) bespoke green woodwork, composting toilets, Douglas Fir and Larch sawn to order
Coppiceworks & Touchwood Crafts - P&J Snelson
Contact: Pete & Jilly Snelson
Well Cottage, Westrow, Holwell, Sherborne, Dorset , DT9 5LF
Tel: 01963 23680
Our range of Touchwood Crafts include Walking sticks, Welly boot stands, Coat pegs and Racks, Bug boxes, Billhook holder, Beanpoles, Peasticks, Garden Planters and Obelisks and many more crafty things !
Contact: Dave Partridge
2 Holmebridge Cottages, East Stoke, Wareham, Dorset , BH20 6AF
Tel: 07795 384204
Dorset based hurdle maker and green woodworker.
Earthworm Landscapes & Forestry
Contact: Gerald Orlebar
Tel: 07811 946 830
Restoration of neglected woodland and coppice. Flail services to clear bramble, rhododendrons, etc. All types of excavator services, new paths and ditches,. Tree shears to clear overgrown tracks. Specialist in installation and management of wildflower turf.
Contact: George Darwall
3 The Mead, Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury, Dorset , SP7 0PH
Tel: 01747 811888
Pea sticks, beanpoles, kindling, wattle hurdles, carved wooden love spoons, hedge laying and rush seating. Illustrated talks on crafts, conservation, wildlife and historical topics.
Greenwood Ecology & Countryside Management
Contact: Pete Etheridge
Durnscot, Church Lane, Sway, Hants , SO41 6AD
Conservation ecologist and woodsman providing small woodland management works (inc. coppice management/restoration), coppice products and charcoal. Preparation of woodland management plans, felling licence applications, hedgelaying and ecological/protected species advice.
Hedgerow Crafts Pyrography
Contact: Mandy Staple
Tel: 07767 893324
Pyrography means "writing with fire" and is the traditional art of burning a design onto wood. Each piece is unique due to the individual character and grain of the wood and the creative process of pyrography that is used to enrich the wood.
All the designs are based on Mandy’s love of trees, birds of prey, wildlife and nature and she uses a wide range of British woods all sourced locally.
James Foster Landscaping
Contact: James Foster , SP3 5BX
Tel: 07773 812503
Horse logging, Coppice cutting, restoration, hedge laying and woodland management. Large tree felling and windblown tickets. Fully insured.
Also specialise in garden landscaping, design and maintenance throughout Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire.
Jim and Margaret King
Contact: Jim and Margaret King
Marim Pilmore, Holt, Wimborne, Dorset , BH21 7DB
Tel: 01202 888692
willow baskets basketry
We also run day courses.
Contact: Jon Broome
Ashgrove Farm, Ashmore , SP5 5AW
Tel: 07874 982902
Full time professional woodsman and forester from tree planting to large tree felling, thinning and wind blown.
Greenwood-worker, coppice worker, charcoal maker, bowl turning, spoon carving, rustic & outdoor furniture, blacksmithing.
Dorset Bushcraft Club
Contact: Ken Hilton
21 Raymond Close, Verwood, Dorset , BH31 6DL
Tel: 01202 823662
I make a range of items such as bowls, tee light holders, globlets, boxes etc.
I use mostly traditional English woods such as Oak, Ash, Beech, Walnut & Yew. I have used some European woods on occasions as some of the grains can be stunning.
I am willing to take on comissions so if you would like something made then get in touch. All my work is from my own designs and I try and make each piece unique.
Now offering wood turning taster days, please ring for details.
Mobile: 07813 434253
Contact: Mark Mitchell , BH18 9EL
Tel: 07814 113286
Artist and arts facilitator that uses coppiced materials in the creation of sculptures and installations for festivals, commissions etc.
Contact: David Ewers
Occomore Cottage, East Morden, Dorset , BH20 7EP
Woodturner and Bodger
A woodworker in the traditional style characterised by the use of hand tools and green timber.
Contact: John Joseph Sweeney
May Cottage, 40 Barrack Row, Durweston, Blandford Forum
Traditional 'pimps' - small bundles of birch & hazel that provide an ideal natural firelighter. Bespoke and bulk orders taken.
Contact: Paul Brayshaw
38 Chilfrome Close, Canford Heath, Poole, Dorset , BH17 9WE
Tel: 01202 603245
Hand made green wood spoons and green wood crafts.
Contact: Peter Jameson
9 Lytham Road, Broadstone, Dorset , BH18 8JW
Tel: 07729 437553
Charcoal (lumpwood and artists drawing charcoal), pole lathe products, traditional wooden hayrakes.
Contact: Peter Thomas
Old Rectory Cottage, Rampisham, Dorchester , DT2 0PT
Tel: 01935 83247
Woodturner - producing functional and artistic pieces expressing the organic nature of wood all of which must be sourced in Dorset.
Stickmaker - walking and working sticks
Contact: Rosemary Plomer
6 Hillview, Kingston, Sturminster Newton, Dorset
Tel: 07907 630040
Childrens Woodland Stay and Play Group
Tuesday and Friday 9.30 - 12.00
Contact 07449 315650 or email email@example.com
Pre-school education + art and crafts
Contact: Roy Aplin
Wareham , BH20 4HL
Tel: 01929 553742
Wildlife artist, lives in Wareham. Original paintings, limited edition prints and greetings card all available for sale. Commissions taken.
Contact: Stephen Bartlett
532 Chickerell Road, Chickerell, Dorset , DT3 4DL
Tel: 07921 292002
Stephen provides coppice restoration, firewood sales, pea sticks & bean poles and hedgelaying.
Stevens Master Thatchers
Contact: Tom Stevens
10 Millstream Close, Wimborne, Dorset , BH21 1DW
Tel: 01202 881954
Stevens Master Thatchers
Wimborne based thatcher using Dorset hazel and English straw.
The Dorset Charcoal Co
Contact: Jim Bettle
Hazelbury Bryan , DT10 2EB
Tel: 01258 818176
Producers of top quality charcoal to suit all requirements, from BBQ`s to Biochar!
Suppliers of firewood and kindling, loose or netted. Tuition in the skills of charcoal production.
Contact: Michael Storey
Unit 3, Building 446, , Aviation Business Park, , Christchurch, , Dorset , BH23 6NW
Tel: 01202 573575
Supplier of arboricultural, rigging and tree climbing equipment.
Contact: Trevor Ball
1 Rose Cottage, Rampisham, Dorset , DT2 0PR
Tel: 01935 83793
Natural edged woodturning and hollow forms