Willows for Fencing & Twig Furniture
Willow have been used for centuries all over the years for woven household utensils to produce medicine. They are plenty by the wetland and lowland, and are capable of re-growing into maturity in a matter of two years,
Uses of willows
After gathering, the willow withes are left air dried in the shade and then reconstituted later for use. This creates a finished twined willow product that is stiffer and tighter. To reconstitute the willow, completely submerge them in a container of water for about a week or soak them in a hot water for to soften the sticks before weaving.
Willow sticks can be harvest every year, and it grow on marginal land where no other cash crop will crop, it is a rapidly renewable material.
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