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Scything: Preparing to Mow – Sharpening & Peening

May 20 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Scything: Preparing to Mow – Sharpening & Peening


Instructor: Jeremy Biazzo

Materials Fee: $80. Each participant will be provided with a jig, whetstone, holder, and earplugs. (unless you already have these materials, then this fee is waived)

This course will focus on getting your scythe ready for the season! Learn peening, sharpening, and basic maintenance. Students will learn how to prepare their blades for peening, use a peening jig and sharpen with a whetstone.  Scythe Fitting issues will also be addressed.

Students are asked to provide their own scythes, peening and sharpening equipment or purchase them from Groundswell. ($80 Materials Fee)

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


May 20
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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