Stripping Willow

Stripping Willow

Top Left:  Brake
Top Right: Stripping the withy
Left: Drying stripped withies
Below: Another view of stripping


The brake is made from 1/4" steel rod and bent to shape.  It is about 10" long  and is held together by a metal washer to stop the "V" widening.  The whole thing is then held in a vice but it could be screwed on to a post or bench.