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    • ISBN:9781845336707
    • Publication date:01 Oct 2012

The Wood Fire Handbook

By Vincent Thurkettle

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A practical guide to all things wood fire, both indoors and out; packaged in an earthy, 'grow your own' style - perfect for the male gift market.

'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 fire
Make an ingenious campfire
Choose wood for its scent

...and much much more!

Biographical Notes

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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  • ISBN: 9781845337414
  • Publication date: 24 Sep 2012
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Vincent Thurkettle

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