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The scythe is a modern, lightweight and simple tool suitable for all ages which will enable you to manage vegetation including grass, weeds, bramble and more in areas where machinery is not possible or unsuitable. There is no need for protective equipment and the lack of noise enables workers to engage with any visiting public as well as the surrroundings. About Steve Tomlin Steve first learned to use a scythe in the Pyrennes in 2001...
Come and learn a new craft in beautiful Little Glenshee, Perthshire. We have accommodation too! Prices include all materials, lunch and refreshments. Make your own Pheasant feather accessories. Make a one off beautiful brooch, cards from feathers and tweed and a hair accessory such as a clip or hairband. A truly rural gift. This is run by Ali from the Phabulous Pheasant. See more of her work on her website.
The Austrian scythe is a modern, lightweight and efficient tool ideal for managing your myou will findeadow, orchard, allotment or garden. With no noise or fumes to disturb you and working at your own pace, scything bring a new pleasure in cutting your grass. Come and learn to scythe with internationally recognised expert Steve Tomlin. Steve learned to scythe in 2001 and has since gone on to teach hundreds of people across the UK including...
Carving spoons from fresh wood is a fantastic hobby that has become hugely popular recently. Turning a tree into your own practical and unique wooden spoons using an axe and special carving knives is inspiring, engaging and addictive! Steve Tomlin has been carving and teaching for over 10 years and is an internationally recognised expert. No experience is needed, you'll learn step-by-step in a safe and fun atmosphere.
A two-day workshop looking at ways of gathering information in sketchbooks in the beautiful surroundings of Burmieston before translating these drawings into a two-colour lino cut. Students will spend time considering how to design an image before cutting a single colour key block design. Students will then be shown how to create a second plate to add colour and interest to the design. The prints created will be small scale and hand-burnished, providing an insight...