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.
Learn to Scythe Courses 2019
3 August at Slaidburn, Lancashire £80
Peening Workshop 11th 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.
Tag Archives: greenwoodwork course
Some photos from a course on how to carve wooden fan birds that I taught recently at the Woodland Skills Centre in North Wales. Fan birds are a tricky craft to get right but I have been developing my special … Continue reading
Another 1-to-1 spoon carving day, this time with Dan Lawrence who I’ve watched developing his skills over the last few years and is now aiming to make his living from greenwood carving. He came on my short course at Spoonfest … Continue reading
At the end of last year I received this lovely request by email: “I am really hoping that you can help me. We are coming to the Lake District in February on our honeymoon. My partner is really keen to … Continue reading
There are times when you want to have your own craft course on a 1-to-1 basis. Whether you’ve a specific element you want to cover in depth, get individual tuition and attention, set the date to fit yourself or learn … Continue reading
I spent this weekend teaching a spoon carving workshop for London Green Woodworkers based in Abney Park, Stoke Newington. Abney is a beautiful old cemetery full of headstones and monuments which has reverted to woodland over the years and is … Continue reading
Teaching people how to carve spoons is always a pleasure but it’s great to be asked by an experienced carver to extend their skills. Gareth has been carving for a few years now and teaching too. We talked at Sizergh Greenwood … Continue reading
I’m teaching loads of courses at the moment (woodworking or scything) which is getting me out and about around the area. Over the bank holiday I went up to Dalbeattie at the request of Gavin Phillips to teach spoon carving … Continue reading
I’ve had a brilliant day teaching a group how to make fan birds. This is the third time I’ve taught fan bird carving at my workshop in Cumbria and I’ve made some modifications to the way I teach which really … Continue reading