DIY Fruit Tree Grafting

This is the first post for a long time, but I just have to share this! Faced with having to bridge-graft some almost wholly ring-barked young-ish apple-trees (thanks sheep! – though it was my fault for not keeping on top of fencing!), I was on the verge of splashing out on some grafting tape when I though I would investigate DIY grafting. Internet search revealed a great youtube video. If you are faced with having to carry out a graft (maybe an emergency one!) and think you don’t have all the kit to hand – think again: