See charcoal making in Petts Wood

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If you’ve ever wondered how charcoal is made, then you might want to head down to Petts Wood next week.

The practice dates back to 4,000 BC and the material is important because it burns quicker, cleaner and more evenly than wood.

It is made by cooking wood in a low oxygen environment.

See how it’s done on Thursday morning (July 3) from 10am, by the railway underpass at Hazlemere Road and is free to attend.

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8:12pm Fri 27 Jun 14

Richard Comaish says...

The first time I saw this, I thought, 'Could this be where the Celtic cross came from, after all? - not the horoscope?'
The first time I saw this, I thought, 'Could this be where the Celtic cross came from, after all? - not the horoscope?' Richard Comaish
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9:37pm Sun 20 Jul 14

Dr Martin says...

Sneaky!!
Sneaky!! Dr Martin
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