Is it worth learning to peen? Yes! Getting to grips with the art of peening is a transformative moment for many mowers. Good mowing technique will only get you so far. The key to easy, relaxed and efficient mowing is a really sharp blade. There are two aspects to maintaining a sharp edge: Good technique with a whet stone when honing in the field Use … Continue reading Peening – what is it and why bother?
It’s International Peening Day on 2nd April, the perfect time to get your blade ready for the busiest months of the scything year. If you want some help to start peening or to improve your skills come along to our Peening Workshop on 2nd April. We like to keep numbers small on this course so participants get as much one to one help as … Continue reading Sharpening up for the Scything Season
Sunday 6th April is International Peening Day. For our part, we are holding a Peening and Sharpening Workshop at the Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust. Perhaps your blade is not cutting as well as it used to or it has picked up a few nicks and dents? Or maybe you want to move on from the peening jig and have a go at freehand peening? This … Continue reading Peening Workshop on International Peening Day