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Making a spokeshave

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Project by simonGee posted 01-24-2017 03:11 AM 2541 views 8 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a spokeshave with a very cheap plane, I buy about 7 dollers at harbor freight tools~~^^
more info : https://youtu.be/64K0V4gK9kg

-- Simon, Illinois





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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 01-24-2017 04:14 AM

Nice work, great way to get the parts you needed.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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Loren

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#2 posted 01-24-2017 04:28 AM

great idea.

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#3 posted 01-24-2017 05:28 AM

very nice

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#4 posted 01-24-2017 12:02 PM

An excellent build and nice shavings…..the video was also very good.

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#5 posted 01-24-2017 12:43 PM

Great accomplish! Nothing like a hand made tool that works so well. At the end of your video I liked how you showed how accurate your spoke shaver performed. Really paper thin shavings…. nice!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#6 posted 01-24-2017 03:01 PM

Very nice, great idea.

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#7 posted 01-24-2017 03:24 PM

This is a wonderful project. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Bernard58

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#8 posted 01-24-2017 08:28 PM

Fantastic! I loved the video too, very nicely done. I became an instant fan of your channel.
Thanks for sharing and keep up the good work!

Bernard

-- Bernard Delaey, Belgium - http://www.delaeywood.be

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#9 posted 01-24-2017 10:56 PM

Great work Simon. I had to subscribe to your youtube channel too.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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Tim Royal

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#10 posted 01-24-2017 11:14 PM

Brilliant idea… Ole Stumpy Nubs made one of those into a scrub plane… this is an even cooler idea!

-- -Tim Royal -"Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real." -Thomas Merton

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 01-26-2017 04:54 PM

Very nice spokeshave, Simon!!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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aloeto

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#12 posted 09-12-2017 06:36 PM

Hello Simon,

Very impressive work!
I´m in the process to make a spokeshave and I liked your design.
My doubt is, in a design like yours, the blade is bevel down or up?
Thank you in advance.
Regards
Gerardo
Greetins from Argentina.

-- Gerardo from Argentina.

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