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: learn
Rushes, scythes, mountains and beautiful weather all add up to an amazing to the far north. Continue reading
What do you want to learn this year? Craft courses make fantastic presents or a wonderful mini-break for yourself.
Details of two Learn to Scythe courses you can book on in Scotland this summer. Continue reading
A spoony group and a special soupy spoon on a recent course. Continue reading
A lovely weekend carving and folding wood to create bird decorations, smiles and memories. Continue reading
Another course at the beautiful Bell Sykes meadow for the Wildlife Trust. Continue reading
My new book ‘Learn to Scythe’, a practical guide to the skills and techniques of mowing is now available. Buy the book and learn how to manage your land with this beautiful and effective tool, ideal if you can’t get on one of my courses or want to supplement your learning. Continue reading
People all over the world will be peening on April 5th; make sure you don’t miss it! Continue reading
Last weekend I was invited up to Northumberland to teach a group how to carve wooden spoons. We had a lot of fun. Continue reading
I often get emails and questions from people asking if the scythe can cope with cutting grass in what they think are difficult situations. The answer’s pretty much always ‘yes’ so I thought nothing of it when I was invited to teach a day of bespoke tuition for Mike and Rachel who said that the mowing on their smallholding was “challenging”.