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
2 June or 26 July 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: HCA
Endangered crafts in Countryman magazine. Continue reading
While we were ladder making with Stanley Clark the other week, he recommended one particular wooden jack plane for me to use while smoothing the poles. It turned out to be a very special plane indeed. Continue reading
The Heritage Crafts Association have opened bookings for the ladder making workshop which I will be leading along with Robin Wood after our two-day ‘apprenticeship’ with Stanley Clark. Continue reading
This month I was invited by the Heritage Crafts Association to take part in their efforts to preserve the craft of making wooden ladders. I travelled down to Northampton with fellow greenwood worker and HCA chair Robin Wood to learn to the craft of making ladders from Stanley Clark who made ladders until the trade ceased in the 1960s. Continue reading