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The Power of Peening

Peening is a process of cold-forging and used with an Austrian scythe to thin the blade at the edge so that the bevel angle is finer. It’s a maintenance task that lots of people don’t enjoy or are nervous of … Continue reading

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Beech leaf noyau country liqueur

It’s spring and the leaves are coming out on the trees. It’s such an exciting time when the woods and meadows come alive. Each year, I make the effort to head out on a sunny day like today to pick … Continue reading

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Cherry wood cooking spoons

When I’m teaching spoon carving, I always make a few spoons myself so that I can demonstrate the techniques during the course. This lovely cherry wood came from a local woodland in south Manchester and travelled just a few miles … Continue reading

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Spoon carving workshop in Manchester

Greenwood craft courses in the city Continue reading

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Scything and Spoon carving workshops at Burmieston, Perth & Kinross


Grab a last minute course at the wonderful Burmieston Steading in Perth and Kinross. Learn to scythe or join us for a day of green wood spoon carving. Continue reading

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Spoon carving workshop for Forest Schools

Spoon carving course in Manchester
I was invited to teach spoon carving for a group of Forest School Leaders in Manchester. A fabulous weekend with axes, knives, spoons and pizza!
Places are available on my next spoon carving weekend, book your place for and inspiring weekend or learning and fun:
23 & 24 April 2016 at Hillend Farmhouse, Dumfries. £130 Contact Steffi Schaffler phone 01387 740945 Continue reading

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Learn to Scythe first course for 2015

The weather forecast was for heavy rain all day, how did my first Lean to Scythe course of 2015 turn out? Here’s a clue:
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'Out of the Woods' exhibition at Farfield Mill

The ‘Out of the Woods’ exhibition at Farfield Mill will be first chance to see my new range of work in the flesh. You are invited to the preview.. Continue reading

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In The Flow at Sprint Mill

As well as two weeks of art and craftwork on display, our C-Art Open Studio exhibition hosted a fantastic night of spoken word with some fantastic pieces inspired by Sprint Mill.

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Spoonfest 2014

Spoonfest 2014 campfirePhotos of the people of Spoonfest 2014 with only a single spoon. Continue reading

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