The scything handbook : learn how to cut grass, mow meadows, & harvest grain with a scythe / Ian Miller.

"The Scything Handbook brings centuries-old Austrian scything techniques into the 21st century. This elegant and effective tool can mow lawns, harvest small crops and cut back wildflower meadows without disrupting wildlife. Detailed illustrations cover scythe assembly, perfecting the stroke, honing,...

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Main Author: Miller, Ian, 1976- (Author)
Language:English
Published: Gabriola Island, BC, Canada : New Society Publishers, [2016]
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Physical Description:152 pages : illustrations, pôrtrait, charts ; 23 cm
Issued also in electronic format.
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"The Scything Handbook brings centuries-old Austrian scything techniques into the 21st century. This elegant and effective tool can mow lawns, harvest small crops and cut back wildflower meadows without disrupting wildlife. Detailed illustrations cover scythe assembly, perfecting the stroke, honing, peening, uses and aftercare. Scything produces beautiful lawns, luscious mulch and a blissful workout for the modern gardener and homesteader."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number:S695 .M55 2016
Bibliography Note:Includes bibliographical references (pages 140-141) and index.
ISBN:9780865718326
0865718326
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Issued also in electronic format.