A group of local woodworkers have featured on television with Grand Designs host Kevin McCloud.
The team of experts were on Kevin McCloud's Man Made Home on Channel 4 after helping to construct a woodland cabin for that programme.
?Channel 4's Kevin McCloud filming atop the cabin supports watched by Adrian Leaman (in green).
Channel 4's Kevin McCloud filming atop the cabin supports watched by Adrian Leaman (in green).
The work belongs to a set looking into the growing trend of eco-friendly self-build homes.
Woodsman Adrian Leaman managed the construction of the cabin from beginning to end.
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He said: "I was on-site building nearly every week from February to the end of July with members of my team. It was fun living and dealing in the woods but we endured some appalling weather."
While not hugely dissimilar to other projects Adrian had worked on before, he discovered that the weather wasn't the only issue.
He said: "Filming for TV meant they'd often film you doing the same task two or three times. This stopped us from employed in the best and logical manner, and meant certain tasks took considerably longer."
Forming the rest of the team were Brian Williamson and Ruth Goodfellow, who sustainably manage the Silk Wood at Westonbirt Arboretum.
While Brian helped Adrian using the construction on-site, Ruth was back in the wood yard hand-cleaving shingles from oak. Ruth made roughly 1 / 2 of the 3,308 shingles used on your shed, a period consuming task.
Adrian also teaches woodcraft was extremely happy with the end product.
Other local people who worked behind the curtain were Simon Penner, who helped fell the timber; Nick Houghton, who milled the timber; Patrick Brown, who done site; and Katherine Hallewell, who sustained the team with homemade breads and cakes.
The three-part series concerning the cabin finished airing earlier this year but is available on 4od.