I visited full time craftsman and illustrator Nick McMillen at his workshop in rural Hampshire (UK) where we filmed a three part series on Cedar bark basketry and weaving

Secure your copy of Nicks cedar bark book – https://mcmillenart.co.uk/product/cedar-bark-craft/

Nicks Website – https://mcmillenart.co.uk

Nicks Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/mcmillenart

Click the links below to watch the other videos in this three part series:

1. How To Harvest Cedar Bark For Weaving – ** THIS VIDEO YOU ARE WATCHING **

2. How To Process Cedar Bark For Weaving – 

3. How To Weave A Cedar Bark Basket – 

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Below is a timestamp of all the sections in this video:

00:00:00 – Start

00:00:04 – Introduction

00:02:58 – Type of Cedar

00:04:20 – Sourcing a Cedar tree

00:06:00 – Best time of year to harvest

00:07:52 – Optimal diameter of Cedar tree

00:08:56 – 3 states of tree when harvesting

00:11:59 – Harvesting bark from toothpick tree

00:16:20 – Harvesting bark from standing tree

00:20:27 – Harvesting bark from felled tree

00:25:21 – Processing the bark

00:29:16 – Drying the bark

00:31:08 – Conclusion

00:32:52 – Outro

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As always I appreciate you watching

Take care

Peace

Zed