All this Wood! Now What? - Kiln Drying Our Handles
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Broom Making Starts Here - Harvesting Our Broomsticks
Seth Harman Co-owner and broom maker at Backwoods Broom Company As we start the new season and it is beginning to warm, now is the perfect time for us to harvest our supply of broomsticks for our handmade brooms. We harvest our broomsticks in the woodlands of the pacific northwest, and then we stack and kiln dry them to be used for future wood carvings and handmade broom handles! This is rough terrain! This area consists mostly of red alder that is referred to as "deer brush" because the deer love this area and the dense cover that it provides. We will be moving...