Traditional Wooden Hay Rake

A traditional wooden hay rake made from ash and silver birch. This is the classic design for raking and turning hay, they are also useful for a range of general tasks such as clearing up fallen leaves and raking gravel.

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Price

£ £40.00

 

Product description

The rake head is 78cm wide with 16 x 8cm tines(teeth) spaced 4.7cm apart. The overall length with handle is 182cm (6ft). Weight 1.4kg

These rakes are made by Rudd’s rakes in Cumbria, the last commercial rake makers in Britain.

The Rudd family have been making their rakes for over 100 years, all their rakes are hand made and finished in their small workshop in in Dufton, near Appleby. Their rakes are made with an ash handle and head plus a steam bent bow for strength.  The pegs are made from silver birch. To see a video about Rudd's rake making see https://vimeo.com/4231211

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