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Make your own ‘whetstone’

Posted by on May 19, 2015 in Guidance

I’ve put up a few posts in the past about DIY whetstones, but I finally got around to something a little bit different. Mr Henk Bos, a gent in the Netherlands, did the world a great service by...

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Confession time

Posted by on Apr 9, 2015 in Guidance, News, repair

[Please also refer to this post for important comments about the content below!] As a scythe retailer I do sometimes feel the pressure of expectations. People call you “expert”, “super qualified”, and a range...

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On scythes and sclerophylly

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Guidance, News

In the beginning… Every time I take a long Falci grass blade out into the paddock, I expect to have to do a bit of fine tuning to hit the blade’s ‘sweet spot’ where it mows best. This...

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Peening video

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in Guidance

Last year I bashed up my 90cm Falci blade while lawn mowing. I figured it would be a good opportunity to make a video on repairing a blade. Since it was the first real ‘guidance’ video we’d...

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