Tag Archives: video

Wildflower propagation tutorial video

I first taught Rachel and Mike at Broadrake how to scythe in 2013 and over the years it’s been amazing to watch their meadow develop. A big part of that has been due to Rachel’s amazing propagation of wildflower species. … Continue reading

Posted in Scytherspace | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Scything drone footage

Many thanks to Andrew Brown for taking this aerial footage with his drone during the scything improvers’ course in Cumbria

Posted in Scytherspace | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Learn to scythe student video

Here is Martin on his first day of scything, easily cutting a terrific swath through the meadow. My teaching methods can help you learn to scythe easily and efficiently even if you are a complete beginner, visit my Learn to … Continue reading

Posted in scythe courses, Scytherspace | Tagged | Leave a comment

Lisa Hammond interview

Here’s a terrific interview with Lisa Hammond who set up Maze Hill Pottery and makes salt glazed pottery. I bought one of her mugs 15 years ago and it became a firm favourite up until the time it was dropped … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Using the jig to peen a scythe


Photos and video from a Sunday afternoon peening. Continue reading

Posted in peening & sharpening, Scytherspace | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Romanian rake maker video

A lovely video of Viktor-basci at work making wooden hay rakes in Gyimes, Transylvania. Continue reading

Posted in scythe festivals & events, Scytherspace, wooden rakes | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Making wooden hay rakes video – North West England

Were these men really so relieved to have their hand work replaced by being machine operators? I’m glad to still be hand making hay rakes in the NW. Continue reading

Posted in SteveTomlinCrafts, wooden rakes | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Scythe vs Strimmer video

Scythe vs strimmer raceA film of a race between a scythe and a strimmer; no competition, surely? Continue reading

Posted in scythe festivals & events, Scytherspace | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

'Tai-chi' mowing with the scythe

A short video demonstrating the difference between mowing using your whole body to power the scythe. No frogs were harmed in the making of this film. Continue reading

Posted in scythe courses, Scytherspace | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spoon carving video

I want to share this excellent video of my friend Jarrod Stone Dahl from Wisconsin carving a spoon from green wood. It’s really┬ánicely shot and takes you through the whole process. The video has had a lot of interest in … Continue reading

Posted in spoon carving, SteveTomlinCrafts | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments