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.
Category Archives: greenwood events
I’ll be at Derbyshire Woodland Festival at Elvaston Castle on 21 and 22 September 2019. This is a great day out for all the family with lots of fun activities for children, unique crafts and furniture to buy. Professional demonstrators … Continue reading
I’ll be demonstrating and talking baskets at one of the best shows in the UK – come along for a great day of wood and crafts. Continue reading
Some scenes from the Show of Agriculture at Beamish Museum. Continue reading
From 5th – 10th December, I’ll have an exhibition of my work along with craft demonstrations in Kendal town centre’s pop-up shop on Finkle St. A perfect opportunity to get some special gifts for Christmas. Continue reading
Today was the opening of a new exhibition at Farfield Mill in Cumbria where I am exhibiting my latest carved bowls. Continue reading
What do you do when you’re invited to give a demonstration and teach an afternoon workshop for 15 hobby woodcarvers? I was asked to do just that for the Lancashire branch of the Woodcarvers Association and decided to give them some carving they’d never seen before. Continue reading
Following the success of last year, I am once again exhibiting during C-Art in Cumbria as part of the Sprint Mill collective open every day 13-28 Sept 11:00-16:30. The photos give you a taste of what’s on offer but the Mill and the work within needs to be seen in person. 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