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Russian scythe competition

The scythe competition season is getting underway with the British competition due to take place at the Scythe Festival in Somerset on 15th June.
Meanwhile, for those of you looking for a bit more adventure, I’ve been contacted by Aleksandr Shatokhin with an invitation slightly further afield. Continue reading

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Straight snath making – handgrips

The 30 Russian snaths for the Anna Karenina movie are coming along well.  This week I’ve been in the woods looking for handgrips to fit to the straight snaths. I’m using the opportunity to try out a few ideas for designs of … Continue reading

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31st Kosení in Czech Republic

The environmental charity Kosenka, based in Valašské Klobouky, has been working to preserve the forests and meadows of the White Carpathian mountain region since 1981. Headed by the charasmatic Mirek Janik, their work includes running educational programmes, an ecological advisory service … Continue reading

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