The Wood Fire Handbook
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|Format: ||Hardcover, 224 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrated|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 01 November 2015|
'Sound, well-seasoned advice [on] how to bring wood fires into our lives.' - BBC Countryfile Featured in the Sunday Telegraph, The Wood Fire Handbook shows you that the soothing effect of dancing flames and glowing embers is a simple pleasure to have in our lives. Understanding everything that underpins the perfect wood fire makes it even more enjoyable. Vincent Thurkettle's handbook is the essential companion and manual. Contents include...Understand which trees make the best firewood Learn how to split, season, and store wood Lay the perfect tree Make an ingenious campfire Choose wood for its scent ...and much much more!
Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION CHAPTER ONE: The Wood Fire Lifestyle CHAPTER TWO: The Trees CHAPTER THREE: Woodcutting CHAPTER?FOUR: Buying Firewood CHAPTER?FIVE: Seasoning Wood CHAPTER?SIX: The Wood Store CHAPTER?SEVEN: Splitting Logs CHAPTER?EIGHT: The Perfect Fire CHAPTER?NINE: Flames, Smoke, Embers & Ash CHAPTER?TEN: Campfires & Cooking CHAPTER ELEVEN: Campfires FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE AUTHOR
The wood fire has a primitive, universal appeal; In line with trend for growing and making things ourselves - providing our own heat, and understanding how to do it properly, is a strong pull in the market; Written by a genuine expert and enthusiast, with a huge amount of specialist knowledge to impart; Wood is eco-friendly and cost-effective, especially as the price of oil, gas and electricity shoots up; A quirky, expert guide in the style of 'dark horse' successes such as The Cloudspotter's Guide.
About the Author
Vincent Thurkettle is a woodsman. After spending his childhood roaming the Somerset countryside, he left school at 16 to work on the Huntley Estate in Gloucestershire. He subsequently trained as a Chartered Forester, and worked for the Forestry Commission, retiring in 2005. He now has a business selling Christmas trees.
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