Using a Scythe

Here are links to information on using and maintaining an Austrian scythe.

We will be adding more information over the coming year, so please visit again!

Austrian ScytheGetting Started
Information to get you mowing – from setting up your first scythe to choosing the correct snath length and blade for you.


Peening and Sharpening Resources
Information on maintaining the Austrian scythe. What is peening; making a peening bench; choosing between an anvil or a jig

Using a Scythe
Ways in which we use a scythe; Taking setup beyond the basics.