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vert bar IN THE NEWS, Friday 9 March 2012

Answers to the Tree Feast Table Quiz (7th March 2011)

ITEM 1

A Pulley Block made from an Elm casing with a sheave of Lignum vitae.

ITEM 2

An Ash Felloe for making a cartwheel.

ITEM 3

An Oak Spoke for a cartwheel.

ITEM 4

A clog or Sabot made from Willow wood (Hungary).

ITEM 5

A small box made from strawberry tree (Arbutus) wood (Killarney).

ITEM 6

A blank of talian Walnut for carving a gun stock.

ITEM 7

A redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) shingle with acorns buried by woodpeckers into the wood at some historic moment in the past (2-4 foot inside the tree!).

ITEM 8

A blaster's rammer made from Ash.

ITEM 9

A walking stick made from straightened gorse wood.

ITEM 10

A turned vase from the fruiting head of a Banksia.

ITEM 11

A sample block of wood from Phoenix canariensis.

The winners were the O'Reillys.