Tag Archives: Yorkshire

Scythe improvers course feedback

Hi Steve, It’s Chris from the Improvers scything course here.  Wanted to say I had the most enjoyable day.  You tweaked my technique which had a huge positive impact on my self taught ‘skill’.  You also respected the fact that … Continue reading

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Scything in Yorkshire Dales

Just a couple of photos from a terrific scything course at Malham in Yorkshire as part of the Bee Together project for the Yorkshire Dales Millenium Trust. A great group of people, fantastic scenery and wonderful venue at Hill Top … Continue reading

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Spoon carving in Yorkshire

My most recent spoon carving workshop for beginners was at Broadrake Bunkhouse at Chapel-le-Dale in Yorkshire. With views of Inglebrough and the Ribblehead Viaduct, the gorgeous Bunkhouse to stay in and the fabulous lunches, it’s one of my favourite venues … Continue reading

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Spoon carving workshop at RHS 2019

Four people joined me last weekend for a couple of days at RHS Harlow Carr in Yorkshire to learn how to carve wooden spoons. We started with making cooking spoons and introducing the axe and knife skills needed to work … Continue reading

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Scything wildflower meadow verge


One of my favourite images from a brilliant day mowing in Yorkshire. Continue reading

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Scythes are Just the Job


More scything in North Yorkshire. Continue reading

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Scything course at RHS Harlow Carr in Harrogate

A lovely group of new mowers learning to scythe at RHS Garden Harlow Carr. Continue reading

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Learn to Scythe at Meadow Connections Festival

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Scything at St John's Church


Scything in a churchyard in N. Yorkshire. Continue reading

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Learning axe & knife skills for spoon carving

Axing a wooden spoon
A terrific workshop at RHS Harlow Carr last weekend, teaching axe and knife skills while making wooden spoons along the way. Continue reading

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