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 2020
31 May at Slaidburn, Lancashire £80
24 July at Slaidburn, Lancashire £80
29 August at Sedbergh, Cumbria £80
Peening Workshop tbc
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.
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When I decided to set up Peening Day you can imagine I got a few funny looks from friends, even the ones who also mow with a scythe. So when I adjusted the name to International Peening Day it was … Continue reading
Only two weeks now until International Peening Day on April 1st so, in preparation, I thought I’d offer some instruction on making a simple and lightweight peening bench. While the best support for a peening anvil or jig is probably … Continue reading
It’s not a joke; this year I am planning International Peening Day to take place on Sunday 1st April – clear your diary. After 6 months languishing forgotten and unloved in the shed does your scythe need some loving care … Continue reading
I’ve been sent some photos from Michael Stibane in Germany of his peening station which his great-grandfather, who was a cartwright, produced and sold. Peening is done on a flat anvil and by altering the string on the upright pole, the … Continue reading