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.
Category Archives: SteveTomlinCrafts
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
Some scenes from the Show of Agriculture at Beamish Museum. Continue reading
When a chair this beautiful from underneath, you know you just have to see the rest of it. Continue reading
Sometimes, the wood really works with you. This sycamore was certainly on my side. Continue reading
Spoon carving starts with a log and continues with sharp tools and concentration. Continue reading
One of my craft items won first place in a national woodworking show last weekend but which one? Continue reading
A beautiful spring weekend for a spoon carving workshop in the woods. Continue reading
Wood like this doesn’t come along every day. I’m enjoying it while it lasts; here’s your chance to enjoy it too. Continue reading