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: handmade
Beautiful, unique decorations for your tree or the perfect handmade gift. Continue reading
If you’re like me, then the first coffee of the day is something special and even more so at the weekend. Continue reading
People are often surprised when I tell them I make wooden spoons and yet we’ve all got them in the kitchen and they’re our most direct contact with the food we’re cooking. Why make do with the same mass-produced spoon … Continue reading
A few photos from the last week taken as I’ve been carving my eating spoons. They’ve proven very popular and I’m especially pleased to have got so many orders from other woodworkers and spoon carvers. The cherry wood is carving … Continue reading
I’m so pleased with my latest eating spoons, freshly-carved from Cumbrian cherry. They not only look and work great but they’re a special price, just for my blog readers. Continue reading
This weekend I’ll be at Spoonfest 2014 so here’s some of the work which was on display last year, hope to see you there. Robert Nicholson; Fritiof Runhall; Nigel Leach Simon Hill; Alastair Dargue Jarrod Stone-Dahl; Steve Tomlin; Sean … Continue reading
Over the winter and spring I’ve been working on a range of new designs for my wooden cooking and eating spoons and I’m pleased to be able to now have them for sale on my Wooden Spoons page. Continue reading
Way back in August last year the sleepy town of Edale was once more host to 150 spoon carving folk from around the world. A new addition was the Spoon Carving Chair which was occupied by various makers and gave … Continue reading
So Simon Thomas of Staff of Life had the dough bowl over the weekend and tweeted the whole process of mixing, kneading and proving 3kg of dough in my carved bowl. This is a multigrain loaf with malted & rye … Continue reading