Tool Project The Spokeshave Looks Somewhat Like A Drawknife But Performs More Like A Hand Plane Like The Drawknife It Has Two In Line Handles And As With The Plane It Uses A Cutting Blade Which Projects From A Short Sole To Regulate The Depth Of Cut Traditionally Used To Shape Spokes For Ships Steering Wheels Wagon Wheels And The Like Shaves Are Still The Tools Of Choice To Shape And Smooth Convex And Concave Surfaces And Are A Favourite Tool Of Chair Makers
Tool project the spokeshave looks somewhat like a drawknife but performs more like a hand plane like the drawknife it has two in line handles and as with the plane it uses a cutting blade which projects from a short sole to regulate the depth of cut traditionally used to shape spokes for ships steering wheels wagon wheels and the like shaves are still the tools of choice to shape and smooth convex and concave surfaces and are a favourite tool of chair makers is article about Magazine bookmarked by bernard with ID 12242705287 was uploaded on 28-01-2019 and has been viewed 255,624 times.
Spokeshave Illustration by Mike Del Rizzo SUPPLY CHECKLIST1" X 2" X 12" stocktwo #4 flat head wood screwsspokeshave bladeThis is an easy and enjoyable project to make and a great way to use up some exotic off-cuts.
Make the shave to suit your hand size.A blank of wood approximately 1" x 2" x 12" should be sufficient.You'll also need a blade and a couple of #4 flat head wood screws.Shaves can have flat, convex or concave soles - we'll make one with a flat sole.
When choosing your wood try to find something that feels nice to the touch when finished and has a comfortable heft.This version uses bubinga for the handle.• Mill the blank for the handle being sure that it is perfectly square.
• Using a pencil draw a centered line lengthways down the blank and place a mark on the front of the shave.• Draw a line ⅜" in from the back top of the blank.Locate the tang holes along this line.
It is vital that these holes be laid out and drilled accurately.Drill the hole so that it is just slightly larger than the diameter of the tang.Confirm the actual measurements with...