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Scraper shave rack
Asian style

My new made scrapers were lying on the table looking a mess, and this was not possible for my sensitive heart to look at, so right away I made them a rack.


Easy to carry.

Decided to go for a simple Asian inspiration since these scraper shaves reminded me of Japanese swords when they were hanging.

The scraper shaves were made from an old mahogany table leg, and the rack was made from three trashed parquet floorboards.

Pictures:
1. Scraper shaves in the rack.
2. Three parquet floor boards found in the street.
3. Marking.
4. Drilling.
5. Paring with my new Iles chisels.
6. Rag time…

So this was the little extra I spoke of.

Take a look at the scraper shave blog if you are curious: http://lumberjocks.com/mafe/blog/23003 , but I warn it is a seven blogs way to go…

Hope it can be to some inspiration,

Best thoughts,

MaFe

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





34 comments so far

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docholladay

1283 posts in 1558 days


#1 posted 1072 days ago

Mads,

I have been considering making a rack of sorts like this for my spoke shaves. I don’t have any a nice as these scraper shaves you have made, but they still deserve to be properly stored.

Doc

-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc

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Dez

1111 posts in 2577 days


#2 posted 1072 days ago

Is there no end to your madness? LOL
I lve your mind as well as your deeds Mads!
Please keep it up, i find enjoyment in you and your actions!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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Jiri Parkman

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#3 posted 1072 days ago

Nice rack. Are there many parquet floor boards in streets in Denmark? I was looking for some but didn’t find any. :-)

-- Jiri

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tdv

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#4 posted 1072 days ago

They look happy scrapers now Mads
Best
Trevor

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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Dennisgrosen

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#5 posted 1072 days ago

I told you foks there was a suprice for you :-)
and they looked dang nice on the kitchen table
when I enjoy´d both them and a delicius cup of capocino
in Madse´s home the other day :—))

Jiri : they were affraid there was more people like Mads and me so they have moved them indoors … :-(

take care
Dennis

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Don Johnson

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#6 posted 1072 days ago

When do you find time to do the postings on LJ ??? :-)

-- Don, Somerset UK, http://www.donjohnson24.co.uk

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Jamie Speirs

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#7 posted 1072 days ago

Mads that is a very neat wee unit

The finishing touch

Wonderful

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Ken90712

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#8 posted 1072 days ago

Mafe my friend, Hope all is well over there. Great project, would love to have a set of those. Well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Sodabowski

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#9 posted 1072 days ago

Perfectly fitting :)

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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patron

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#10 posted 1072 days ago

a samurai rest home

very well done !

glad yuo got some help for the back pains
idid too for mine
but just woke with still pain
not as bad
but take pills still
more thursday

sadly once the body starts to go
it seems to be for life

so we move on
the best we can

nothing can stop the love
it keeps us going

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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BigTiny

1664 posts in 1388 days


#11 posted 1072 days ago

Great job as usual, Mads, but now you have to make a stand to put the rack on! (grin)

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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racerglen

2121 posts in 1280 days


#12 posted 1072 days ago

Mafe, I think Dennis has confused your scrapers with devices used to shave Parmizan cheeze !
;-} But WOW, you just don’t know how to quit do you ?
Another great project(s) anf super tutorial.

-- Glen, Vernon B.C. Canada

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Jim Jakosh

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#13 posted 1072 days ago

Hi Mads, very nice rack to neatly hold the new scrapers! It is sweet. I am amazed at how much you do with hand tools. That old brace you have in the picture-I’ve never see one of them with the screw to hold in the bit. I can see you appreciate and treasure the old tools. Nice job as usual, my friend!!............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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saddletramp

994 posts in 1138 days


#14 posted 1072 days ago

Super job Mads. I am so envious of your skill and creativity.

Patron—They say that the knees are the first to go and then the mind but having lost both, I can tell you for a fact that the mind goes first!

-- ♫♪♪♫♫ Saddletramp, saddletramp, I'm as free as the breeze and I ride where I please, saddletramp ♪♪♪♫♪ ...... Bob W....NW Michigan (Traverse City area)

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blackcherry

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#15 posted 1072 days ago

Nice show case for your shavers, there just calling out to be used. Well done and thanks for all your exceptional efforts…BC

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