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.
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If you’re like me, then the first coffee of the day is something special and even more so at the weekend. Continue reading
Some images of a new carved bowl that I finished earlier this year. Carved and finished by hand from local birch it measures 19″x11″x5″ and is designed as a dough bowl (or trough) for mixing, kneading and proving bread dough … Continue reading
A couple of gratuitous spoon shots from the weekend of my own spoons which I’d taken along to the course to inspire. There are eating spoons, serving spoons as well as a couple of little scoops. Some of them were … Continue reading
I’m working my way through a pile of crooked branches that I collected earlier in the year and carving them into serving spoons and ladles. You can predict to some extent how a green wood crook will split but you’re … Continue reading
Anyone getting tired yet of seeing photos of my tools post-fire? Fear not dear reader, I’m nearly at the end now. Later this week I’m teaching a 1-to-1 course on green wood bowl carving for Sam Robinson, one of the … Continue reading
The Lyth Valley, close to where I live is famous for it’s damsons which are out at the moment. It’s a good year in terms of the crop but difficult harvesting, I’m told because of the wet weather. I’ve used … Continue reading