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Some useful Contacts

Recommended tool sellers 
Sellers of handtools and books, based in Suffolk and can even source old tools for you too
Green woodworking tools and green woodworking accessories for traditional woodland craft
Ancient and modern hand and machine tools bought and sold from their shop in Salisbury
Good quality used hand & light machine tools for a wide variety of crafts at sensible prices, based in Devon
Small friendly family run business specialising in the sale of second-hand and new tools, based in W.Sussex
Based in Aberdeenshire, Lethenty Mill sell quality scottish wood furniture, self-build kits and hand tools

Recommended resources and courses
Non-profit organisation whose mission is to help people reduce their impact on the environment, improve their quality of life, gain new skills, live in a healthier and more satisfying way, have fun and save money
Permaculture is about creating sustainable human habitats by following nature's patterns. An ecological design system that inspires and empowers us to create our own solutions to local and global problems, it provides ways to design and create healthy productive places to work, rest and play.

The Tywi Centre

We promote the care and repair of the old buildings of West Wales through providing information, training and support to homeowners, builders, agents and building

Links: CV


Wooden boatbuilder based in Bristol. Restorations and bespoke woodwork. Specialising in custom-build skin-on-frame kayaks and canoes as well as build-you-own-boat courses and workshops.

Links: FAQ
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