Bodger’s Ball 2011

This weekend I’ll be at the Bodger’s Ball, the annual get-together and AGM for the Association of Pole-lathe Turners & Greenwood Workers. This year it’s being held at Brockhampton Estate – Lower Brockhampton in Herefordshire. The weekend is normally full of folk showing their work, sharing knowledge and giving demonstrations. I’ll be doing some mowing with the scythe early on Sunday morning and discussing rakemaking with others. At the moment my tool kit for this comprises a small axe, carving knife, bow saw and (borrowed) drawknife. Such a stripped-down set actually feels very exciting as it will take me right back to basics and force a new approach to what i get involved in. Can’t wait to get there.


About Steve Tomlin

I am a greenwood worker and scythe tutor. I carve spoons, bowls and other products from locally sourced greenwood. During the summer I teach scything around the UK.
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