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Welsh hay rake. Make this rustic wooden implement with traditional tools and techniques.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #40 Oct 1994 pg. 61

How to make a wooden combination hoe and rake.
BOYS' LIFE Apr 1978 (v.68#4) pg. 46

Tip on converting a spring-back rake with broken outside tines into a narrower "shrub rake".
FINE GARDENING #15 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 8

Tip on driving thread spools over the outer tines of a steel rake to keep it from digging into a lawn.
FINE GARDENING #43 May-Jun 1995 pg. 10

Tip suggests removing outer tines on a bow rake to make it fit narrow garden rows.
GARDEN GATE #10 Aug 1996 pg. 4

Tip to keep a steel garden rake from digging into your lawn.
HOMEOWNER May 1989 (v.14#4) pg. 54

Pad the handle of your garden rake with foam pipe insulation to eliminate blisters on your hands.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1990 (v.15#3) pg. 72

Tip suggests using pipe insulation on rake handle to prevent blisters.
KITCHEN GARDEN #15 Jun-Jul 1998 pg. 16

Pattern for an old style wooden rake that uses 1/2" dowels for the teeth.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Nov 1977 (v.8#4) pg. 4

Make a wooden garden rake that is 24" wide.
NEW SHELTER Apr 1983 (v.4#4) pg. 30

How to make your own wooden hay rake.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1980 (v.27#4) pg. 82

Selecting the right garden tools. Looks at spades, shovels, forks, and rakes.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1981 (v.28#4) pg. 75

Tips on choosing a soft rake. Compares bamboo, steel & plastic models.
SUNSET May 1981 (v.166#5) pg. 290

A guide to garden rakes.
SUNSET Mar 1985 (v.174#3) pg. 250

Miniature version of a cranberry rake is ideal for displaying dried flowers, storing small items, etc.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1986 (v.10#5) pg. 52