The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees: The Ash in Human Culture and History

The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees: The Ash in Human Culture and History

by Robert Penn

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393354126
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 07/25/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 340,502
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Robert Penn is the author of the best-selling celebration of craftsmanship, It’s All About the Bike. A writer and journalist, Penn wrote and presented Tales from the Wild Wood, a television series about British woodlands. He lives in a wooded valley in South Wales with his family.

Table of Contents

Prologue - Venus of the Woods 1

Chapter 1 Ashes to Ashes 23

Chapter 2 Hafts and Helves 49

Chapter 3 Keep Cart on Wheel 68

Chapter 4 Against the Grain 93

Chapter 5 The Devil's Finger 118

Chapter 6 I See You Baby, Shakin' That Ash 140

Chapter 7 Clash of the Ash 158

Chapter 8 Crack of the Bat 182

Chapter 9 Green Ebony 208

Epilogue - With Gentle Hand Touch 221

Inventory 229

Postscript 237

Acknowledgements 243

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