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Scraper Shaves (from ShopNotes issue 112)

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Ok I just have way too much time on my hands, What a great thing! JasonD and Karson posted their versions of the scraper shaves from ShopNotes issue #112 and being the copycat that I am decided that I needed to make some of my own. I used oak for the insert and some mystery wood for the handles, brass 10/32 screws and brass knurled nuts cut down one of my cabinet scarpers to make the blades and danish oil to finish it. I’m very pleased at how they turned out. The chamfer scraper is fantastic for breaking the edge of the wood. the other scrapers are going to work very well with my draw knife, spoke shave and the shave horse I’m building.
Truth be told I am still new to the idea of making tools of this quality. When I was working as a tinnocker if I needed a jig or a special tool I just cobbled something together and usually after it served it’s purpose it went into the scrap heap. Now that I’m disabled and on a fixed income material and tools are harder to come by and so I want to build to last and be proud of my work. This is something I learned since joining LumberJocks and looking at all the fine things that are made here.
Patience is a hard thing to learn for me but I’ve had to try try again and it has been paying off big time.
I have also been working on a 2 stage gizmo for my dust collector a rack and pinion setup to raise and lower my drill press table. When they are done I’ll post pictures here.

Here’s my 2 stage filter for the dust collector so far, I still need to get a gasket and 3 more 4” hose clamps to finish it. I hope it works. I am so tired of having to empty the bag, what a pain in the butski!

-- Ted, Browns Mills, NJ http://www.twhgrafx.com/blog/ Darn! I cut it 3 times and it's still too short! I get ideas for things that I can make to make things easier for me to make!





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kenn

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#1 posted 1204 days ago

Nice looking scrapers, good luck on the dust collecting.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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MShort

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#2 posted 1204 days ago

Wow…. Thanks for all of the photos here. Looks like you have been very busy. All of them look great.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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learnin2do

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#3 posted 1204 days ago

I do not know what scrapers are…are they good for removing bark?
-do you have a tutorial or blog on that dust collector?

-- christine

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Brit

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#4 posted 1204 days ago

Your scraper shaves turned out great. Truly inspiring. Thanks for posting.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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mafe

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#5 posted 1204 days ago

Wau! Those scrapers ar so cool.
I will have to give this a go at some point.
Love them.
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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bigike

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#6 posted 1204 days ago

nice work!

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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RGtools

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#7 posted 1204 days ago

Great work. Where did you get the hardware?

-- Make furniture that lasts as long as the tree - Ryan

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jeffl

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#8 posted 1204 days ago

Very nice looking tools!

-- Jeff,

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Karson

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#9 posted 1203 days ago

A nice set of Scraper Shaves. I’ve not playedd with mine since I made them.

I’m going to spend som,e time trying to find the correct burr to put on them to make them useful.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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kiefer

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#10 posted 1203 days ago

i hope to have that kind of time someday
great looking stuff you got ther
scrapers are sothing i never lerned how to use
please post some instructios on this subject it would be great for a lot of ljs

kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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Moron

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#11 posted 1203 days ago

a scraper with out shavings

kinda like a rose without petals

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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Kent Shepherd

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#12 posted 1203 days ago

Great looking scrapers

Yet another project on my list

Thanks

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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huntter2022

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#13 posted 1166 days ago

nice set of Scraper Shaves.
Good start on a dust collector you should be able to figure that out being a tinnocker
Local 46 Sheet metal union here disabled in 2003
David

-- David ; "BE SAFE BE HAPPY" Brockport , NY

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Karson

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#14 posted 1166 days ago

Did you find the correct bur angle for yours? I was reading an article on a Rams Horn scraper and the state about 9 degrees. I polished off the angle that I’d cut and returned a 9 deg angle and it seemed to work nice.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Dennisgrosen

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#15 posted 1166 days ago

I don´t no how I missed these buty´s
but alot has passed by on the site so fast the last year so I hardly get a chance :-(
now you have had them for some time may I ask how does they work for you
is there a speciel way they have to be worked with like when using cardscrapers

thank´s for sharing them

take care
Dennis

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