- This event has passed.
Sorry, the Scythe Class Canceled.
April 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm$40
Sorry folks this event has been canceled due to COVID-19.
We plan to do a few live stream events in hopes to encourage the knowledge and skills needed for using a scythe.
Sell the weed eater and use a scythe! Maintain your body, not your machines. Learn the sharper points of this elegant tool. Thought to be old school, but better blades and an ergonomic set up
makes them one of the most efficient tools out there. Learn what makes a good scythe, how to select a scythe for your needs and how to properly maintain it for years of efficient use. Participants will be able to try out a number of different blades and snaths to learn the benefits of each. Discounts available for couples.
Topics to be covered
- Scythe – parts, styles, blades, snathes
- Scythe setup and adjustments.
- Mowing technique stance, angle, swing.
- Mowing pattern strategies, fences, trees, working as a team.
- Sharpening, Peening the blade
- Fixing nicks and cracks
- Sharpening with a stone