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Scything: Make a Scythe & Learn to Mow

July 8 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Scything: Make a Scythe & Learn to Mow


Instructor: Jeromy Biazzo

Students will make a simple one handed snath (handle) to fit a blade they bring or purchase from Groundswell. Snath design and assembly will be made simpler so that more time can be applied to mowing. Ring clasps will be purchased and handles will be attached with a hanger bolt.

Course Fee: $30
Tools needed: Scythe blade, ring clasps, whetstone, whetstone holder
If you want us to purchase the tools for you: $90 materials fee

If you want to purchase tools independently, they can be bought from Scytheworks.ca, www.lehmans.com or onescytherevolution.com, howlandtools.com, or scythesupply.com.

This course is limited to 10 people.

Instructor Bio: Jeromy Biazzo is a skilled scythe make and mower, and owner of Wolftree Farm.

Don’t hesitate to contact us at info@groundswellcenter.org or 607.319.5095 with questions about access to materials, transportation, etc.


July 8
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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