Links – Tools/Machinery

HAND TOOLS

Scything – Austrian scythes seem to be generally recommended as lighter and easier to use ( not tried them myself – DF).

http://scytheassociation.org/  or  http://www.austrianscythes.co.uk/

Timeless Tools
Used/ vintage hand tools e.g. slashers, scythes, bilhooks by mail order.
http://www.timelesstools.co.uk/

Sorby Hutton
New hand tools e.g hooks and long handled scythettes.
http://sorbyhuttonltd.com/index.html

Tools for Self Reliance
Refurbish tools and send them to Africa but many UK tools are not reuired so they are refurbished for sale. Crickhowell shop only – not online .
http://www.tfsrcymru.org.uk/

Countrywide, Gloucester  GL1 2RR  01452 526881. Heavy two sided slashers, “Irish” single sided,  handles . Also various pitchforks.

Traditional wooden hayrakes ( light and strong in various sizes to suit ): http://www.thenaturalgardener.co.uk/handmade_wooden_hay_rake.php

MOTORISED GRASSCUTTERS E.G. ALLEN SCYTHES

Buckland Garden Machinery, Court Farm Workshops,
Huntley Road,
Tibberton,
Glos. GL19 3AF
01452 790305

Probably won’t have in stock but offer a range of makes and are happy to make an appointment to discuss what machines might suit you.

http://www.bucklandgardenmachinery.com/

MowDirect

http://www.mowdirect.co.uk/acatalog/MowDIRECT_SICKLE_BAR___SCYTHE_MOWERS_731.html

The Old Lawnmower Club

http://www.oldlawnmowerclub.co.uk/club/about

Tracmaster Ltd  ( new kit ) – good video demonstration

http://www.tracmaster.co.uk/

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