Another great harvest video. YouTube sure is a goldmine of info. This one was posted by tempo2002 . It was shot in Super-8 film by Folker B. Jung, in 1983. I think it takes place in southern Germany. Excellent close-up views of the F.A.O.-style grain cradle's construction, and in action! There is a drawing of the F.A.O. cradle on page 77 of The Scythe Book, though the cradles in this video look more artfully constructed.
The second video starts out with stacking the sheaves into shocks, followed by gleaning the field. At 1:04 there is a clear demonstration of how to separate a handful of straw, and then tie the two halves together, to make a longer, and stronger strand to tie more sheaves with. At 1:50 it shows the advantage of having a nice shade tree next to your grain field. At 3:26, the woman is slicing some good German bread. Hmmmm, I miss bread like that.