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Blog entry by A Slice of Wood Workshop posted 824 days ago 2065 reads 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been wanting to build a shave horse for a while now and with the purchase of a draw knife, a shave horse is now needed. I used an old oak pallet and a single tree. Go check it out.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood



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Dave

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#1 posted 824 days ago

This is on my list of to do’s. You have built a nice one. Great job Chuck. I like the re-purposing the old wood.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#2 posted 824 days ago

Ha, Dave I wouldn’t call it nice, but its down and dirty and gets the job done! I might build another this summer and make it so nice I don’t want to use :-)

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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Dave

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#3 posted 824 days ago

Check out Brian Boggs. And Chuck yours is functional. It something my grandfather would have built. The originals were built from green wood and looked the same way.
http://video.unctv.org/video/1427698750

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#4 posted 824 days ago

Thanks for the link Dave.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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lew

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#5 posted 823 days ago

COOL!!

Practical and functional- you can’t ask for more!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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nobuckle

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#6 posted 823 days ago

There’s alot to be said for wrestling through the prototype process. Having built this one you are much more prepared to build the next one.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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andyboy

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#7 posted 822 days ago

I did a Windsor chair making course 2003. Came back to work and made a shaving horse and only used it a couple of times after that. Such a cool tool though. Must get around to making one for home. Thanks for taking the time showing us what you’ve been up to.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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Skylark53

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#8 posted 821 days ago

Great tool. Very good results, given the circumstances.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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