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Scythes the Cutting Edge

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

$40
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
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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.

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scythe blade selection

 

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

As the grass is starting to grow, we are getting ready to mow! Now is the time to look at your tools and see if they need any maintenance, sharpening, oiling or adjusting. If you are considering getting a new setup you can contact Alexander at http://scytheworks.com/catalogue.html and see if he has what you are looking for. 
Make sure you reserve you space by registering with us at 360 398 7061

Co-sponsored by Transition Whatcom

Other Scythe resources

http://scytheconnection.com/

http://scytheworks.ca/

http://scythesupply.com/

Details

Date:
April 13
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$40
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Organizer

Brian Kerkvliet
Phone:
3603987061
Email:
info@inspirationfarm.com
Website:
www.inspirationfarm.com

Venue

Inspiration farm
619 E laurel Rd
Bellingham , 98226 United States
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Phone:
360-398-7061
Website:
www.inspirationfarm.com

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