Author Archives: Steve Tomlin

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.

Learn to Scythe at Meadow Connections Festival

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English scythes at the Somerset Scythe Festival 2017


A old scythe is passed on to a new generation but will youth bring competition victory? Continue reading

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Somerset scythe competition 2017 final – video

Video of this year’s scythe championship final – keep your eye on the time, you won’t believe how fast they’re mowing! Continue reading

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Somerset Scythe Festival 2017 Championships


This years champions from the Somerset Scythe Festival, including the man pictured above. Continue reading

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Scything at St John’s Church


Scything in a churchyard in N. Yorkshire. Continue reading

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Scything at Beamish Museum


Scything and gossiping during the Georgian period in the north-east of England. Continue reading

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Scything while the sun shines


Mad dogs and happy scythers go out in the midday sun and enjoy amazing views. Continue reading

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Gorgeous American style windsor chair


When a chair this beautiful from underneath, you know you just have to see the rest of it. Continue reading

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Splitting wood with a froe

Sometimes, the wood really works with you. This sycamore was certainly on my side. Continue reading

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Spoon carving workshop in Wales


Spoon carving starts with a log and continues with sharp tools and concentration. Continue reading

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