kinds of hand braid




Hand braid there are only three varieties: Lithuanian, rump and serpan.In each of them there are tools with cloth of different sizes.
most convenient believe scythe-scythe, because thanks to a longer handle than other types of instrument, grass mowing becomes less time consuming.In accordance with the size number of the steel blade (knife) reapers scythe called "pyatiruchka", "shestiruchka" and so on. There are five rooms of this tool: №№ 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. The length of the blades, respectively, 5060, 70, 80, 90 cm and 1 m.


Spit rump like a long flat is equipped with a hammer and a curved handle.This tool is used when you want to mow the grass on the ground with a lot of bumps and shrubs.There rump is very effective, but it has one drawback: the work has to half-bent position.


Spit serpan also consists of a steel deck and pens.The knife in her very short: a length of 35 cm. Outwardly, it looks like a sickle.This tool is useful for cutting overgrown grass with large stems.


technology use hand-scythe




mowing technique for any type of braid is the same: the left hand hold snathe and right - fortified at the top of the handle.Getting Started left foot put forward, then perform in front of a narrow sweep of scythe.During mowing grass "heel" braid must pass almost level with the ground, stepping back from her by only 1-2 cm. "Spout", ie, the narrowest part of the pointed blade, it is necessary to keep a slightly elevated.


When sway is completed, the right leg rearrange the level of the left, which before the next stroke again put forward.Hand movements should be smooth, with the same effort, without jerks.We need to try to mow so that the "heel" with snathe raked grass clippings and threw it to the side, forming a low roller.So gradually moving in the right direction.In order for the work to be less labor-intensive, every 15-20 minutes and stops natachivayut blade tip.


It is important to choose the number of braids.If you want to remove grass on level ground, or fit №9 №10.In areas where a lot of shrubs or hummocks, better use №5 and №6.If the relief area is not full of irregularities, but they are still present, it is necessary to take a scythe №7 and №8.These recommendations apply to the spit of the "Lithuanian".