All the processes involved in making cricket bats are shown.
This is a duplicate copy of item 185.10 - check for best quality.
Various shots of two men tending to saplings and seedlings. Man looks at the trunk of a willow tree to see if it is ready to be felled in order to provide wood for cricket bats. A "W" is cut into the trunk of a tree selected for felling. A chain-saw is used to fell the tree. The trunk is measured and cut.
C/Us of man cutting a piece of trunk into three. The splitting of the wood is always done by hand - never by machine.
Interior of a workshop. Craftsmen are seen working on cricket bats. All the processes involved in making the bats are shown.
Film ends with short shot of a game of cricket in progress on a village green.