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The Arts of Scything and Peening
31 Mar 2012 08:30
1 Apr 2012 13:35
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Art of Scything
The Art of Scything
Replace your noisy, smelly lawn mower .
Enjoy birdsongs, the smell of the grass, the satisfaction and have fun.
What can you learn in an introduction course (4 hours $65)
How to set up a scythe to fit you and the job at hand
Adjusting the blade for optimum mowing
Adjusting the grips for greatest comfort
Language of scything
How to maintain the edge of the blade
See what peening is
Try you hand at scything
Find out about different blades and their uses
Introduction to Tai Chi style mowing
The advanced course (6 hours $110)
Starts out like the beginners.
Mowing with different blades in different conditions.
Try your hand at peening.
DAY 2 FOCUS ON PEENING
Location / Venue:
Nelson/ Motueka region- looking for a venue