Craftsman uses centuries-old techniques to make incredibly detailed bug boxes

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A craftsman uses centuries-old techniques to make incredibly detailed bug boxes from local driftwood at a secluded barn.<br />
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Terry Jenkins, 76, spends a week fashioning each bird and bug box from oak and red cedar at his thatched barn near Corfe Castle, Dorset.<br />
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He uses a 150 year-old wheelwright's workbench with a large vice at one end and a wooden corkscrew device at the other.<br />
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Terry was a nurse for 32 years before taking up woodcraft in retirement in the early 2000s, learning his skills from old books.