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an edge tool for cutting grass

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cut with a scythe

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Conservationist and scything instructor Jeremy Hastings added: "I've got quite a bit of demand, large organisations are getting interested - and really Poldark has kicked it off.
Scything uses only human power, and, in addition to helping with yard chores, provides a great abdominal and leg workout.
This aspect of scything cannot be overemphasized: Hacking at the grass puts unnecessary strain not only on the mower, but on the delicately engineered scythe.
National Park staff and volunteers used the scythes to tackle an area of meadow near the castle, after a crash course in scything from park ranger Haydn Garlick and coast path warden Steve Evans.
Round the plaza edges is an artificial topography of rolling mounds that will be energetically colonised by rollerbladers (you can imagine them merrily scything down people coming out of Vivaldi concerts; perhaps part of the punk gameplan to epater les bourgeois).
The Wales international was booked in the 29th minute for a scything challenge, but was then fortunate not to be shown a second yellow less than 10 minutes later when he brought down Routledge five yards outside the area.
Chris Harris, with a scything angled drive, and Ade Fisher's spiralling cross shot gave Martin Ascroft's men a cosy cushion and though Dave Aston's far post header cut the deficit, Wayne Pulford restored the two-goal cushion for Sphinx, who entertain Brocton io the Combination tonight.
Chris Armstrong then had two chances to make the game safe in the second-half, before Lawrence was sent off after scything down new Barnsley signing Michael Boulding.
Six million viewers watched Aidan strip off for a scything scene in series one.
It will be an opportunity to learn the traditional country skill of scything.
The 23-year-old (right) scored two fine long-range goals, either side of Bournemouth having Neil Young sent off for scything down Jack Lester, and then turned provider, crossing for David Prutton to head in the third.
Scything through the field in the straight, he produced his mount with a withering late run between horses to seize the pounds 100,000-plus first prize in the final 100 yards.
The Wales international was booked in the 29th minute for a scything challenge on Mikele Leigertwood and was fortunate not to earn a second yellow less than 10 minutes later when he brought down Routledge.
The Frenchman was booked just seconds after coming on against Dunfermline for scything Noel Hunt and was lucky not to see red for two more reckless challenges.
The Bees, who play Cambridge University on October 19, finished with a flourish with Aaron Takarangi scything through for an unconverted try after a break from fly-half Mark Woodrow.