A comprehensive and practical guide to working with an Austrian scythe.
Perfect if you cannot attend a course or as a reference guide following tuition.
Author Archives: Steve Tomlin
I’ve been making wooden hay rakes for several years now. To make the rake teeth, called ‘tines’, a cleft ash billet is knocked through a sharpened steel tube called a tine cutter. As the wood is split from a larger … Continue reading
Scything a riot of colours in wildflower meadow especially for bees. Continue reading
Some scenes from the Show of Agriculture at Beamish Museum. Continue reading
One of my favourite images from a brilliant day mowing in Yorkshire. Continue reading
Photos from this weekend’s Learn to Scythe courses in Scotland. Continue reading
What am I doing in Manchester on matchday with a car full of scythes? Continue reading
Some old-school time lapse photography of mowing rougher vegetation. Continue reading