The shaving horse is a great manual vice for holding a piece you are working on. It is a sort of bench with a foot operated “jaw”. You sit on the bench and press on the pedal to hold your piece securely, then use a draw knife or spokes...
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|added blog entry||Starting All Over Again - Setting Up Shop #4: The Shaving Horse||06-13-2011 10:17 PM|
|added blog entry||Starting All Over Again - Setting Up Shop #3: Lumber From a Dead Tree||05-07-2011 12:06 PM|
|commented on||Carpenter's mallet, sander block and end grain cutting board||05-07-2011 10:50 AM|
|added blog entry||Starting All Over Again - Setting Up Shop #2: Oak Mallet||04-14-2011 12:11 PM|
|added blog entry||Starting All Over Again - Setting Up Shop #1: Making Tools - Wood Wedges||04-09-2011 12:20 PM|
|commented on||My Woodworking Tool Box||03-14-2011 03:39 PM|
|commented on||OAK Coin Holder||03-14-2011 01:51 PM|
|commented on||First Art Box||03-14-2011 01:45 PM|
|added project||My Woodworking Tool Box||03-14-2011 12:46 PM|
|added project||Walnut Sewing Table||03-13-2011 09:28 PM|
|commented on||Beetle Beaver Bed #2: More lumber!!||02-21-2011 02:16 AM|
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One thing I have really missed is a shaving horse. We had a dead tree that was about the right size for a shaving horse, and needed to be removed anyway. It has been dead for some time, and I suspect it is a white oak, since the sapwood is decayi...
We had cut an oak when we were clearing for our garden, it was a good size for a mallet. First, A length of the trunk was cut with the bow saw, then another partial cut was made where the top of the handle would end. The hatchet was used t...
I use a lot of “found” wood, it usually has to be split into smaller pieces to work with. One of the main tools I will need is the wood wedge. Starting with a bow saw and a hatchet, I cut some trees where Ms. Charming and I are clear...