May 18

now thats a bandsaw blade

Looking for some english walnut led me to visit Nigel Fleckney at English Hardwoods, at nearby Geddington. Couldn’t help but notice this giant bandsaw blade. I wouldn’t like to be around when this one breaks. My bandsaw blade is a tiddly little effort with 7 teeth per inch, this one is nearer seven per foot.

Giant bandsaw blade at rest

Giant bandsaw blade at rest

Nigels timbers are mostly local, some off the Boughton House estate including this chestnut planted in the 1700’s which came down recently.

local estate grown chestnut

local estate grown chestnut