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Rake making at Beamish

I’m back in the modern world after a weekend spent at Beamish museum making wooden rakes as part of their 1913 Show of Agriculture. My rakes are traditionally made using cleft timber and hand tools as working implements so I … Continue reading

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Rake making with Brian

Once your grass is cut you need to do something with it.   Hopefully that means enough warm dry weather to make sweet-smelling hay for the winter but at the least cleaning it from the meadow so as not to … Continue reading

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