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Scythes the Cutting Edge
April 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm$40
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