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.
1st June or 22nd July at Slaidburn, Lancashire £80
2nd June or 10th August at Sedbergh, Cumbria £80
Peening Workshop 12th October, Slaidburn £80
More dates to follow
You can also book me to teach 1-to-1 or group workshops at your own venue. See the Learn to Scythe page for more info.
Category Archives: scythe festivals & events
A old scythe is passed on to a new generation but will youth bring competition victory? Continue reading
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
This years champions from the Somerset Scythe Festival, including the man pictured above. Continue reading
Details of the masterclass and beginners scythe courses at this years Somerset Scythe Festival
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Two opportunities to hone your scything skills and meet new people at community mowing events in the North-West. Continue reading
I will be teaching as part of a two-day Scythe Improvers’ course at the Somerset Scythe Festival in June. Book now to master your mowing. Continue reading
A lovely video of Viktor-basci at work making wooden hay rakes in Gyimes, Transylvania. Continue reading
I received some sad news from Transylvania this week that Victor-basci (Uncle Viktor), the rake and scythe snath maker for the area around Gyimes, has died. I visited the area in 2011 to take part in a Haymaking Festival organised … Continue reading
I’m just back from an extended trip to Spoonfest 2015. There are photos all over the web of the great carving that took place so here are some of my non-spoon highlights. Continue reading