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Postby Ken Hume » Fri May 13, 2016 7:12 am


Can anyone post a picture here of a traditional twybill as used to make sheep hurdles and cleftwood gates typically as described and illustrated in Richard Tabor's book - Traditional Woodland Crafts.

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Re: Twybill

Postby SeanHellman » Fri May 13, 2016 9:18 pm

Maurice does one from Ashley Iles standard shape
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Re: Twybill

Postby Billman » Mon Aug 01, 2016 2:39 pm

Just enter Twybil into Google images, and you'll get plenty of choice...

I was going to post an image but it's bigger than 256kB, and I can't be bothered to reduce its size...
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