In a throwaway world, nothing is more elemental and earthy than working with wood; from high-end hard wood to rough recycled pallets. It can be burnt, bent, sanded, carved, stained and transformed into almost anything: furniture, sculpture, structures, even instruments. Working with the material is pure escapism from the rat race. Connecting you with nature, celebrating craftsmanship and creating lasting
Each week, the woodworkers compete to stay in the competition by crafting beautiful, big, ambitious builds. The series will celebrate the stunning woodland setting and have a residential feel. Commissioned for Channel 4 UK for their primetime slot, the series is presented by English presenter and actress Mel Giedroyc. Mel has hosted Light Lunch for Channel 4, The Great British Bake Off for BBC as well as the BBC show Let It Shine.