Marc Cox is a forester, farmer and experimental archaeologist with a passion for understanding how our landscapes were utilised by our distant ancestors. He specialises in constructing buildings from the past, using the raw materials from the ﬁelds and from the woods. Recently, Marc and his former mentor set
Join Marc Cox from Newhaven Coppice, for a fully hands-on experience exploring the intricacies of axe-work. Prepare for blisters and to sweat, as this class will go through the techniques and skills needed to turn trees into useful timber using a number of different styles of hewing, splitting and a variety of tools from the last 1500 years. Walk away with the knowledge of how our ancestors built their homes and how you can take your woodland shelters to the next level.
Throughout the weekend the team from Newhaven Coppice will be hewing trees into beams, using a variety of axes and tools to demonstrate ancient woodworking techniques.