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The vital wedge

It’s the subtle details of setting up your scythe that make a huge difference so don’t lose your wedge. Continue reading

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Picard Peening Hammer

Having the right tools for the job make everything much easier. After a fair bit of searching I’m pleased to say I’ve now found a source of Picard peening hammers in the UK from Vaughans of Stourbridge. If you’re placing … Continue reading

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Peening hammer

The first stage of sharpening a scythe is to peen the blade, drawing out the edge to thin it and give the right bevel angle. When you start out, the peening jig designed and made by Schroeckenfux along with Peter … Continue reading

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