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Vincent Thurkettle

Vincent Thurkettle is a woodsman. After spending his childhood roaming the Somerset countryside, he left school at 16 to work on an the Huntley Estate in Gloucestershire. He subsequently trained as a Chartered Forester, and worked for the Forestry Commission, retiring in 2005.
Books currently available by this author

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Mitchell Beazley

The Wood Fire Handbook

Vincent Thurkettle
Vincent Thurkettle

'Sound, well-seasoned advice [on] how to bring wood fires into our lives.' - BBC CountryfileFeatured 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 firewoodLearn how to split, season, and store woodLay the perfect fireMake an ingenious campfireChoose wood for its scent...and much much more!