AJS Crafts

Alan Sage

Tel: 07923616608

Address: Godinton House, Godinton Lane,
Ashford, Kent, TN23 3BP

Website: www.ajscrafts.co.uk

Email: info@ajscrafts.co.uk

Course Brochure:  CourseBrochure2016

Booking Form: BookingForm2016

I offer a wide range of bespoke coppice products, services & training.

Products include, baskets, trellis, arbours, pergolas, gates, fencing, plant supports, living willow structures, sculptures, indoor & outdoor furniture, carvings, shingles, spoons, brooms, rakes, pea sticks, bean poles, stakes, artists charcoal, fascines, kindling, firewood, cordwood & timber.

Services include, woodland management & consultation, coppicing, tree felling & restocking, hedgelaying, training, demonstrations, talks & design commissions.

I also offer a wide range of set courses every year, please visit my web site or download the course brochure for more details. I can also tailor courses specifically for your needs, whether your an individual, college, business, group or school. Please contact me to discuss your specific requirements in greater detail.

I am fully insured & qualified for all of the above.


Coppice Blossom

Email: contact@coppiceblossomgifts.co.uk

Website: coppiceblossomgifts.co.uk

Coppice Blossom produces beautiful, unique hand-crafted wooden gifts made exclusively from locally grown coppice wood. The individuality of many of the gifts is enhanced by using pressed British flowers. I demonstrate and sell my products at Countryside Shows and Fairs in Surrey, Hampshire and Sussex and on my website.


Greenwood Craftsman

Richard Ely

Tel: 01580 881282

Mob: 07890 375282

Address: Mountfield, Robertsbridge, East Sussex

Email:  greenwoodcraftsman@yahoo.co.uk

Website:  www.greenwoodcraftsman.com

Sweet Chestnut rustic garden structures and furniture such as rose arches, gates, garden fencing, pergolas, split chestnut woven panels, benches, tables,
your own designs, check website for examples and more ideas.

Also fine-rustic interior furniture, chairs and benches, smaller items such as spoons and other pole-lathe-turned items. Check website for examples

Firewood and  barbeque charcoal


Hedges & Hurdles

Tel: 01737 762171

Mob: 07958 331203

Email: paul@hedgesandhurdles.com

Website: hedgesandhurdles.com

Hedges & Hurdles contracts out Hedgelaying, Wattle Hurdle Making and other woodland management services to local authorities, organisations such as the National Trust and private residents and landowners including local farmers who wish to ensure a stock-
proof barrier around their land.

Hedgelaying & Coppicing and Wattle Hurdle courses are available on selected dates commencing in October through to the end of March. For further information see  HurdleMaking Courses and Hedgelaying & Coppicing Courses
We also offer a wide selection of outdoor and indoor workshops including Wood CraftWorkshops; Christmas W orkshops and Obelisk Workshops for individuals and family groups, these are held at various locations in and around the Surrey Hills.

All training courses and workshop information can be found here:

Come along and visit our trade stand at one of the country shows and events where we exhibit. A selection of hand made, bespoke Country Crafts will be on sale, commissions can be taken and you can also pre-order your items for collection at the event if desirable.



Steve Homewood

Tel: 01428 643819

Mobile: 07852 111 885

Address: 20 Wey Hill, Haslemere, Surrey, GU27 1BX

Email: hello@jehomewood.co.uk

Website: www.jehomewood.co.uk

chestnut fencing | gate automation | fencing supplies

We make top quality and long lasting, Homewood Cleft Chestnut Fencing.

Perfect  for boundaries, screens and windbreaks

This versatile fencing can  also screen compost bins, provide shelter for new hedge planting
and even stabilise sand dunes,
all the while giving you attractive and durable fencing.

This fencing can be customised to your needs and we adhere, as closely as possible
to the British Standard BS1722-4:1986.

Also available from us, sweet chestnut post and rail fencing and stakes.
All using locally coppiced sweet chestnut.

Established in 1946 , by Jimmy Homewood, the business  is now run by his son, Steve Homewood.


Keepers Coppicing

Richard Hare

Tel: 01825 818580

Mob: 07789 266339

Address: Keepers Cottage, Herons Ghyll, East Sussex TN22 4BT

Email: richard@keeperscoppicing.co.uk

Website: www.keeperscoppicing.co.uk

Keepers Coppicing is a small woodland based business on the edge of Ashdown Forest specialising in:

  • Trellis work and rose arbours
  • Chestnut fencing and gates
  • Rustic Furniture
  • Coppice restorations & treework
  • Hedge planting and restorations
  • Locally coppiced, seasoned hardwood logs
  • Bespoke constructions 

Morgans Wood

Darren Thomas

Tel: 07863 225462

Address: 25 Felbridge Close, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 2BN

Email: office@morganswood.co.uk

Website: www.morganswood.co.uk






R.Pink Garden & Estate Maintenance

Richard Pink

Tel: 07771 970008

Address: 27 Poplar Walk, Heath End, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 0QL

Email: thepinkies@360.com

Website: www.pinkandsons.co.uk

I offer a range of Garden and Estate Maintenance Services, including:

tree and hedge planting, tree surgery and felling,

Coppice cutting and restoration,

chemical spraying and heathland conservation,

fencing and Estate maintenance.

I am fully insured and qualified.


Rob Stringer

Rob Stringer

Tel: 07792 786655

Address: 44 Church Road, Guildford, Surrey GU1 4NQ

Website: www.robswoodlands.co.uk

Coppicing & Woodland management.

Hazel hurdles, beanpoles & peasticks, hedgelaying stakes & binders, river faggots.

Sweet chestnut post & rail fencing, poles & stakes.

Firewood & kindling, barbecue charcoal & fines.

Chainsaw milling.


Roger Day Wood Sculptor

Roger Day

Tel: 07743047209

Address: Addlestead Farm, Headley Road, Headley, Surrey, KT18 6ET

Email: rogerdaysculptor@hotmail.co.uk

Website: www.rogerday.eu

For twenty years Roger Day has been devoted to highlighting the natural beauty of trees.

For him they embody nature’s essential force of life.

He aims to provoke our social consciousness, to reawaken our primal knowledge, to illustrate the truth of our inter-dependence on the natural world.

Roger Day works on all scales, from enormous trees to hand sized gifts, always with a great love for his material.

Craftsmanship is at the core of his creativity, frequently forging unique tooling to match the bespoke nature of the work

Working to commission he has a portfolio of private and public work spanning many artistic styles including figurative, abstract and furniture design. 


Sparrowhatch Forestry Ltd.

David Abbott

Tel: 07896 036 437

Address: 177 Honeycrock Lane, Salfords, Surrey, RH1 5JR

Email: info@sparrowhatchforestry.co.uk

Website: www.sparrowhatchforestry.co.uk

Woodland and forestry operations including planting, thinning, felling and non native species removal

Ride and glade creation

Tree surgery

Fencing and pest management

Deer management

Onsite timber milling using chainsaw mill


Charcoal Burning


Sussex Willow Coffins

Jake Whitcroft

Tel: 01273 671430

Mob: 07592353845

Address: 11H Sussex Square, Kemptown, Brighton, BN2 5AA

Email: info@sussexwillowcoffins.co.uk

Website: www.sussexwillowcoffins.co.uk

I produce and sell woven willow coffins to the public and trade made using locally sourced willow along with Somerset willow. I specialise in making “Green willow coffins” made using unprocessed willow with the bark on which have a natural handmade appearance.

All coffins are made without any glue or boards for the base making them particularly good for natural burial, although they also well suited to cremation or traditional burial.

I also offer willow cultivation services. I can advise on planting schemes, willow varieties, sourcing cuttings and harvesting techniques.

In addition, I am seeking sites to cultivate basket willows for my business purposes.


The Luddite

Ian Swain

Tel: 07810771122

Address: 15 Wheelers Lane, Smallfield, Surrey, RH6 9PT

Email: ian@theluddite.com

Website: www.theluddite.com

Reconditioned Hand Tools for Coppice and Workshop.

Tool Repairs and Re-Handling.

10% Discount for Card Carrying SSCG Members.


The Underwoodman

John Waller

Tel: 01892 740303

Mob: 07788 748618

Address: 4 Mount Pleasant Cttages, Ticklebelly Lane, Blackham, East Sussex, TN3 9UH

Email: info@underwoodsman.co.uk

Website: www.underwoodsman.co.uk

John Waller, The Underwoodsman

local, sustainable, traditional

Baskets (made to order), Continuous Weave Fencing and Border Edging, Hurdles and Gates, Living Willow Structures for schools and gardens, Pea Sticks and Bean Poles (seasonal),

also Playdens, Summerhouses and Rose Arches

A full range of courses is held at the Green Wood Workshop at Bore Place

on the Sussex/Kent/Surrey border nr Sevenoaks, including:

  • basketry
  • hurdle-making
  • hedgelaying
  • rustic chairs and Windsor chairs
  • hand tools maintenance
  • coppicing and layering,
  • living willow seats and structures,
  • willow garden structures (sweet pea obelisks, sunflower plant supports etc),
  • green woodwork (including pole-lathe turning)

Traditional Boundaries

John Martin,

Tel: 01483 527923

Address: 2 Stone Cottage, Petworth Road, Milford, Surrey, GU8 5BS

Website: www.traditionalboundaries.com

Email: hello@traditionalboundaries.com

Please visit our website for a full list of Products and Services.



Zohair Ghullam

Tel: 07854 931 087

Address: 75a Cantelupe Road, East Grinstead, RH19 3BL

Email: zohair@truroots.co.uk

Ecological Estate and Woodland Management.

Specialising in the Sustainable Management of Native Woodland and Wildlife.

We are passionate about Traditional Craft and our Services include:

Coppicing, Tree Surgery, Fencing, Habitat Management, Planting and Deer Management.

We are Fully Insured and Qualified.