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
A small selection of my pounded ash baskets currently for sale. Continue reading
What do you want to learn this year? Craft courses make fantastic presents or a wonderful mini-break for yourself.
A pair of gorgeous ash splint pack baskets which I just finished making in time for Christmas. Continue reading
From 5th – 10th December, I’ll have an exhibition of my work along with craft demonstrations in Kendal town centre’s pop-up shop on Finkle St. A perfect opportunity to get some special gifts for Christmas. Continue reading
A spoony group and a special soupy spoon on a recent course. Continue reading
A lovely weekend carving and folding wood to create bird decorations, smiles and memories. Continue reading
Teaching, learning, sharing and swinging axes in Edinburgh 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
Were these men really so relieved to have their hand work replaced by being machine operators? I’m glad to still be hand making hay rakes in the NW. Continue reading