We are pleased to find these well made bow rakes produced since 1841 by the Rugg Company of Greenfield, Mass. These rakes are light and efficient. All use a strong, steel ferrule to attach the head to the wooden handle. Steel bows running from the ferrule to the head give added support and shock absorption for the head. The heads and handles are made from select hardwood. The teeth are ash.
Head, bows, and ferrule come as a unit that easily snaps onto the handle. Assembly instructions are included. Each rake comes with four spare 3/8” diameter teeth. Extra spare teeth are available in packages of 10 at $7 per pkg..
With care, these rakes will last a lifetime. At Shore Road Farm we use them to rake small rocks from the garden, mark seed rows, smooth garden beds and rows, work in seeds for large area plantings, break up light clods of dirt, rake leaves and brush. And of course we use them to gather hay and grass.
All of our rakes come with four extra teeth.
Standard Hay Rake
28” hed, 60” handle, overall length approximately 6 feet, weight 2.7 lbs. The teeth in this rake are 3-3/4” long and spaced 2” apart making it perfect for gathering new mown grass or cured hay. The tooth spacing makes it easy to set the teeth into the hay but they are close enough so very little hay is missed. This rake works well for grading garden beds and rows. It will also nicely gather leaves and lawn clippings. If you are looking for a lawn rake to clean up after your rotary or reel mower try our #6039 below. It will do a better job at short grass.
Standard Hay Rake #6005 - order - $39
28” head, 60” handle, overall length approximately 6 feet, weight 2.7 lbs. The teeth in this rake are 3-3/4” long and spaced 1” apart making the rake just the thing for short grass clippings and light hay. For thick, loose hay consider our Standard Hay Rake #6005
Lawn Rake #6039 - order - $39
This rugged, wooden toothed rake works well grading, leveling or preparing garden beds or a new lawn seeding. It has a sturdy head reinforced with steel struts secured to the handle. Excellent for removing asphalt pieces from your lawn which have been heaved helter-skelter by your winter's enthusiastic plowman. 28” head, 60” handle, overall length approximately 6 feet, weight 2.7 lbs.
Landscaping/Grading Rake #6060 - order - $39