Next we handle each piece giving each a final inspection.
A piece is sent back to Nature if we think it is an insect nest
It starts by scouring beaches rummaging through clumps of driftwood searching for just the right twigs.
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Then we separate them into sizes and shapes and store in bins.
Next I spread several piles of twigs on my work surface and start the real work.
Next day we spread the twigs out on a clean surface outside to air dry and be wind-cleaned.