Scything in-person courses

Scything courses and workshops across the UK. Learn to scythe and master this traditional rural skill, which uses a large curved knife on a pole or 'staithe' to hand mow grass or reap crops. The scythe was traditionally used for cutting hay and initially replaced the sickle, a similar but smaller hand tool, by being ergonomically more advanced and comfortable. Scything involves a left swinging motion or stroke to create a 'swathe' of cut grass. Good exercise!
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Make a Swallowtail Hay Rake - one day green woodworking course
Next date: 10th Jun 2023
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Scything at Greenwood Days
Next date: 28th Jul 2023

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