Tag Archives: Douglas fir

In the hills of Cheviot

North Canterbury Farm Forestry Association visited a couple of farms near Cheviot last Thursday. The first is a small–holding north of Cheviot that was enthusiastically planted and landscaped around 20 years ago, with ponds ornamental trees and walnuts. The property … Continue reading

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Wild about Pines

North Canterbury Farm Forestry Field Day 25th March 2015 Wilding Pines in the Craigieburn area. Way back around the end of the 19th Century, the NZ government got a little worried about what was going to happen in the future … Continue reading

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A Different Pole Lathe

Our local North Canterbury Branch of the Farm Forestry Association had a visit to Canterbury Rails on the 25th of September.  I’ve developed an interest in greenwood working which has a focus on using riving, shaving horses, foot and pole … Continue reading

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