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Hay Rake
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Hay Rake

As featured in House & Garden

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Hay Rake
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    Estimated Delivery 2-5 days

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  • Description

    Wooden hay rakes are the finest tool available for a great many outdoor and garden jobs including raking sand in golf course bunkers, long jump pits and equestrian events, ditch and pond clearing, gravel drive raking and of course collecting leaves, grass and hay. For hay making the wide rake head is used to flip the hay to aid drying.

    These are the best hay rakes available in the UK, handmade by Graeme and his father John at their workshop in Cumbria. The shaft, head and bow is made from ash and the teeth or tines are made from silver birch. Ash is favoured for the rake bow as it can be steam shaped to make a strong brace and silver birch is better for the rake teeth as it has a finer grain. The Rudd family has been making hay rakes in the UK for more than 100 years, so they know what theyre doing!

    The rake is 178cm long and the head is 78cm wide. There are 16 teeth, each 8.5cm


  • Delivery

    We offer two types of delivery:

    • Standard Delivery via post is £5.95. For orders over £100 standard delivery is free of charge.
    • Next Working Day For an additional £4.00, your order will be delivered the next working day.

    For Delivery to the Scottish Highlands, UK islands or international addresses, please see our full delivery details.

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    Graeme Rudd

    Graeme Rudd

    Traditional ash hay rakes handmade in Cumbria

    Graeme Rudd was born into rake making. His father made rakes, as did his grandfather before him, and his son John is now making rakes too. So these guys know a thing or two about how to make the best hay rakes.

    When the business started near Appleby in the 1890s the rakes were made entirely with hand tools. There was no electricity in the workshop, so there was little choice. In the 1950s when electricity arrived, Graeme’s father developed the ‘demon dentist’ machine, which served the dual purpose of drilling the holes and pushing in the teeth. The same ingenious machine is used today.

    The same wood is used today too, silver birch for the teeth, German ash for the shaft, Yorkshire ash for the head and bow. It’s the bow in particular that makes these rakes distinctive and superior to other rakes. The bow gives the head strength and adds the character which has made them so popular. Hay rakes are still made occasionally by other craftsmen to sell at agricultural shows and fairs, but the Rudds are now the only dedicated rake makers in the UK. So by buying one of their rakes, you are helping to support a traditional craft and getting your hands on a beautiful hand crafted tool that has been made the same way for over 100 years.

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Description

Wooden hay rakes are the finest tool available for a great many outdoor and garden jobs including raking sand in golf course bunkers, long jump pits and equestrian events, ditch and pond clearing, gravel drive raking and of course collecting leaves, grass and hay. For hay making the wide rake head is used to flip the hay to aid drying.

These are the best hay rakes available in the UK, handmade by Graeme and his father John at their workshop in Cumbria. The shaft, head and bow is made from ash and the teeth or tines are made from silver birch. Ash is favoured for the rake bow as it can be steam shaped to make a strong brace and silver birch is better for the rake teeth as it has a finer grain. The Rudd family has been making hay rakes in the UK for more than 100 years, so they know what theyre doing!

The rake is 178cm long and the head is 78cm wide. There are 16 teeth, each 8.5cm


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Delivery

We offer two types of delivery:

  • Standard Delivery via post is £5.95. For orders over £100 standard delivery is free of charge.
  • Next Working Day For an additional £4.00, your order will be delivered the next working day.

For Delivery to the Scottish Highlands, UK islands or international addresses, please see our full delivery details.

Reviews

Write Your Own Review

How do you rate this product? *

1 star 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars

Meet the Producer

Graeme Rudd

Graeme Rudd

Traditional ash hay rakes handmade in Cumbria

Graeme Rudd was born into rake making. His father made rakes, as did his grandfather before him, and his son John is now making rakes too. So these guys know a thing or two about how to make the best hay rakes.

When the business started near Appleby in the 1890s the rakes were made entirely with hand tools. There was no electricity in the workshop, so there was little choice. In the 1950s when electricity arrived, Graeme’s father developed the ‘demon dentist’ machine, which served the dual purpose of drilling the holes and pushing in the teeth. The same ingenious machine is used today.

The same wood is used today too, silver birch for the teeth, German ash for the shaft, Yorkshire ash for the head and bow. It’s the bow in particular that makes these rakes distinctive and superior to other rakes. The bow gives the head strength and adds the character which has made them so popular. Hay rakes are still made occasionally by other craftsmen to sell at agricultural shows and fairs, but the Rudds are now the only dedicated rake makers in the UK. So by buying one of their rakes, you are helping to support a traditional craft and getting your hands on a beautiful hand crafted tool that has been made the same way for over 100 years.

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