Parts to an Outfit

Choice of Blades with the Standard Outfit

Grass/Ditch Blade: 22"/55cm

Grass Blades: 24"/60cm, 26"/65cm

Ditch Blades: 18"/45 cm, 24"/60cm, 26"/65cm

All Bush Blades, all Left Hand Blades.

Please note:

  • Outfits with Bush blades are $195
  • Outfits with a 28"/70cm Grass blade or 28"/60cm Ditch blade are $195 each
  • Outfit with a 30" ditch blade are $200
  • Outfit with a 32" blade $205; with a 36" blade $210

The Outfit includes everything you need to start mowing:

Maine Snath made to measure
• Choice of high quality blade
• Natural whetstone
• Choice of metal / plastic stone holder (indicate choice on order form)
Peening jig
The Scythe Book
• Price $190 - order

Outfits are composed of quality parts and will satisfy both beginners and experts.

Choose your own blade. Read our article on Blade Selection Guidelines.

Custom sizing of snaths is included with our Maine Made Snaths. Read our Snath Selection Article.

Sharpening of our standard blades is a $7 option. We will hand sharpen your blade making it ready to mow. You will have the opportunity to select sharpening during the ordering process. You may also be interested in reading our article "Sharpening & Honing".

Custom Outfits can be made up from your choice of parts but must contain a blade, snath, stone & holder, hammer & anvil (or a peening jig). order

Taking your measurements for your custom-fit snath is simple - just take out your favorite tape measure and provide the following 3 measurements:

  1. Overall height (with shoes on).
  2. hip detail: ball of hipGround to hip - the head or ball of the femur not your waist. Still not sure how to take this measurement? See this video (~1mb)
  3. Elbow to outstretched middle finger (the cubit).
cubit

Not sure if you've taken your correct measurements? Read more about fitting a scythe to your body, see workshop 5. To view a spreadsheet of average body measurements in inches, (height, hip, cubit), click here. If you have read all of the above and still have further questions please contact us. We will be happy to help you through the measuring process.

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