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 how to mow with a scythe.

Ross Poldark Scything

What is Ross Poldark doing with his scythe? Continue reading

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Stained glass scythe

Two lovely photos sent to me of the scythesman featuring in the stained glass window at Two Temple Place in London.

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International Peening Day 2015


People all over the world will be peening on April 5th; make sure you don’t miss it! Continue reading

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Spoon carving in Northumberland

Spoons!
Last weekend I was invited up to Northumberland to teach a group how to carve wooden spoons. We had a lot of fun. Continue reading

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#240 Spalted birch ladle

#240 Spalted birch ladleIn beautiful spalted birch, this is a unique ladle with curves to die for. Continue reading

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Carving & Scythe course dates 2015


Why not learn a new skill in 2015 or buy a course date as a special gift for someone?
Come and learn to use an axe and knives or a scythe in the beautiful Lake District on a short course with a leading UK craft tutor.
Guaranteed fun with like-minded people in an inspiring setting, you’ll take home fantastic memories as well as your new skills. Continue reading

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Little scoops for real coffee


If you’re like me, then the first coffee of the day is something special and even more so at the weekend. Continue reading

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At least 8 reasons to own a wooden spoon

People are often surprised when I tell them I make wooden spoons and yet we’ve all got them in the kitchen and they’re our most direct contact with the food we’re cooking. Why make do with the same mass-produced spoon … Continue reading

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Eating spoon offer final week

Cherry eating spoons
Last few days to get my cherry eating spoon at the special offer price. Continue reading

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“Cagmagary & Coppice” exhibition preview at Farfield Mill

Carved bowls and bread boards
Today was the opening of a new exhibition at Farfield Mill in Cumbria where I am exhibiting my latest carved bowls. Continue reading

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