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Re: Batmaking in the Early Years - Pics
« Reply #15 on: January 16, 2009, 03:11:16 PM »

Yes it is - I'm fertilizing the willow.


Did the Fire Brigade get you down?

Anyways here are some more pic's


18th March 1952: British cricketers Stuart Surridge (right) and Alan Moss at work collecting willow trees which will be made into cricket bats in Surridge's factory. (Photo by Dennis Oulds/Central Press/Getty Images)



March 1952: Cricketer Alan E Moss, Middlesex and England (1953 - 1960), splitting willow wood with fellow batsman Stuart Surridge who owns a cricket bat factory. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)



24th January 1935: Making cricket bats at cricketer Stuart Surridge's factory. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)



March 1938: British cricketer Patsy Hendren, examining the rough cast willow at a cricket bat factory in Saint John's Wood, London. (Photo by Davis/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)


Harvesters in Essex make their way back from marshland with specially selected willow logs which will be made into cricket bats, 20th January 1936. (Photo by L.C. Buckley/Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

This one I've called smoking the willow

March 1922: England cricketing legend Jack Hobbs (1882 - 1963) carefully selects the willow from which his bat is to be made. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)



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« Reply #16 on: January 16, 2009, 08:49:40 PM »

Cor - smoking a pipe and getting wood - that's a good night in for me!
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« Reply #17 on: January 16, 2009, 08:57:45 PM »

ha and we complain about mass produced bats! ha
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« Reply #18 on: January 29, 2009, 05:48:45 PM »

A husband and wife team in Lewes, Sussex manufacture cricket bats. Mrs Cochrane claimed to be the only female cricket bat maker



The illusive Lord Lucan oh and the cricket bat that hit biggest of the NZ tour at Lord's Cricket ground, when he sent the ball over the pavillion


Pressing - Not much has changed huh



Gone are the days 1935 - Cricket Ball making in the England - Yep I said English Made Cricket Balls


Hanging your Balls!!! The hard centre's of cricket balls




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