My Hoss Utah

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Here is my partner Utah. He’s based on Brian Bogg’s plan from Fine Woodworking several years back. Utah is made of Black Locust and finished with Oil. It only takes about two days to build, and its a great shaving horse.

-- Stevo

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#1 posted 1476 days ago

I spend a lot of time riding my shaving horse.
Black locust – I’m impressed!

My kingdom for a horse.

-- 温故知新

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#2 posted 1476 days ago

Nice shaving horse.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#3 posted 1476 days ago

Nice work.

-- Galootish log blog,

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Grant Libramento

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#4 posted 1476 days ago

Beautiful horse. If you ride it a lot, like I do mine, you’ll want some cushioning on that seat.

-- Grant, Tryon, NC

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Tim Dahn

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#5 posted 1476 days ago

Giddy up?.... ok sorry bout that, I tried but couldn’t resist. It looks like a nice one, good job. It will definitely come in handy making all those Windsor chairs.

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

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#6 posted 1476 days ago

What are the 4 holes that appear to be labeled, to the left of the pivot bolt for the ratcheting lever?

-- "Sorry I'm late. Somebody tampered with my brakes." "You should have been early, then."

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#7 posted 1476 days ago

The holes are different diameters all set to 1” depth. They can be used as a gauge when making spindles.

-- Stevo

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#8 posted 1476 days ago

You stole my line Tim
It’s a pretty and well mannered stead. good job.

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 1476 days ago

That’s really gorgeous.


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#10 posted 1475 days ago

A very nice horse indeed, looks like it will be comfortable for those long rides.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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#11 posted 1475 days ago

New Riders of the Purple Heart.


-- That was not wormy wood when I started working on it.

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#12 posted 1475 days ago

Utah is a thoroughbred, fer sure

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#13 posted 1475 days ago

She’s a beauty!! I need to cut me out one of those…..........

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#14 posted 1475 days ago

Real nice. Are you going to be using this or is it ornamental?

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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F Dudak

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#15 posted 1474 days ago

Looking good!! Now make sure he earns his keep!

-- Fred.... Poconos, PA ---- Chairwright in the making ----

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