Steam bending Projects
To help with outdoor learning we were asked to build a reciprocal green roofed outdoor classroom.
Funded purely by the schools Solar array, a large Sweet chestnut framed outdoor classroom. The design was chosen by the Year 6 leavers of Rodborough school. Thus Completing the sustainable cycle.
The footprint of this shed has gained a living roof. Sixteen varieties of Sedum now enhance this beautiful shed.
Using the striking curve of the base of a Scots Pine has enable this structure to have many uses. This one leads into our orchard where you can pause and make use of the built in benches. By simply inclosing either end, we could have a lodge. What would you do?
A Roundhouse with reciprocal roof can create large open areas…
This round wood timber framed house extension utilised timber grown on site The Sweet Chestnut, roundwood, cruck frame has excellent insulation values with its use of lime rendered straw bales walls Fully glazed gable ends let in the early and late evening sun while the South facing roof contains PV panels The link building is […]
This little compost toilet was built to provide extra facilities for the guest cabin. Sweet Chestnut roundwood timber frame, chestnut waney edge cladding and shingles, the woven panel round the base is young chestnut too
This outdoor kitchen was built in the woodlands to provide the scouts and other visitors with basic cooking facilities. All of the wood for this building came from only meters away; the main frame is Sweet Chestnut, Scots Pine forestry thinnings (which have no commercial use except pulp) were used for the roof and milled […]