Brian Boggs inspired shavehorse

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Project by wood_maestro posted 1288 days ago 3742 views 17 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Brian Boggs shavehorse was made last year from an article that was published in FWW few years back. The material is red Oak and was reclaimed from some old benches from my pizza place after remodeling. if you look close enough, you’ll see evidence of that. I just could not throw them away. I have done other projects from the same lumber for my shop that I’ll posting soon.
thanks for looking.

-- wood maestro....... Be Well, Do good work, and Stay in touch

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#1 posted 1288 days ago

best looking one of these I have seen
Looks like it would work well too
good job

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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#2 posted 1288 days ago

Nice horse and great use of reclaimed wood. You should burn the source description into the bottom so that it continues to carry the history as it makes its way through your family over time.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#3 posted 1288 days ago

Great horse you made there! I really need to build on as well…

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#4 posted 1288 days ago

well Done
another thing for the to do list thats already tooooooo loooooong :-)

tank´s for sharing it

take care

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#5 posted 1288 days ago


-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#6 posted 1288 days ago

Good interpretation! Nothing like building your own!

-- Robert - Visit my woodworking blog:

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#7 posted 1288 days ago

fantastic job, nothing works better for sizing a handle.

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#8 posted 1288 days ago

What a coincidence. I just finished mine this morning. I built it so I can easily shave my maloof style legs, I have 5 stools to make. I used it for 6 hours today and it and will be on it all day tomorrow. A padded seat it definitely a good idea. I got pretty bad baboon ass, I ll pickup some goldbond tomorrow morning.

You did a great job. I hope you get to use it soon.

-- You can't stand apart unless you're prepared to stand alone. Alex, Cleveland

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#9 posted 1164 days ago

As nice a shavehorse as I have seen in quite a while. And you can eat pizza on it too!


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