Store Banner Desktop

Store Banner Mobile

Primary tabs

Rachel Brown's picture

Rachel Brown

Rachel Brown is a passionate DIY enthusiast, gardener, freelance writer and mother of three. Having grown up on a farm, her knowledge of agriculture is vast. She went on to study History at the University of Cambridge achieving a first-class honours degree. Today, Rachel shares her knowledge through her gardening blog DIY Garden and is involved in several other educational writing projects. 


Member for
5 years 2 months
Opt-in to Ancient Origins Newsletter (AC): 


Ancient carpenter, woodworking. Source: deanjs / Public Domain.

How Ancient Woodworkers Sculpted Civilization

Humans have a remarkable relationship with trees . Trees not only provide the oxygen we need to breathe, but also wood in its rawest form. For millennia, woodworking by carpenters, turners, and...