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Project by Tinnocker posted 05-25-2011 01:16 AM 7186 views 11 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Over the winter and into the wet spring I built this shave horse. It was my intention to make canes, staffs, and someday when my skills are better to make chairs. I did for foraging out in the woods a week or so ago and found some good saplings and made walking sticks for my wife, grandson and myself for when we go hiking at the local state parks. I’ll have to take some pics of the sticks later.

-- 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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mafe

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#1 posted 05-25-2011 01:43 AM

Nice horse.
Now you beat me!
It seems like a winner, sure you will love it for years and years.
I have two big planks waiting in the stairway, for my health to be a little better, then I will be making a shaving horse also, I have designed it all ready in my sketchbook – I acually look really forward to this.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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Brit

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#2 posted 05-25-2011 01:49 AM

Nice horse Ted. Did you build it from a plan or is it your own design?

-- Andy -- "I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." (Michelangelo)

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#3 posted 05-25-2011 02:40 AM

Very nice

work

Ted

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#4 posted 05-25-2011 03:42 AM

Wonderful work.

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shipwright

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#5 posted 05-25-2011 07:31 AM

You gotta love these old wooden tools. Reminds me of one I just made.

Nice job.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#6 posted 05-25-2011 07:51 AM

Nice design. I especially like the ratchet.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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RGtools

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#7 posted 05-25-2011 05:49 PM

Good looking horse. Has it proved to be a valiant steed yet?

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

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wood_maestro

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#8 posted 05-25-2011 08:03 PM

nicely done.i made one of these and it is a great tool to use.

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

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#9 posted 05-25-2011 10:47 PM

I like it

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#10 posted 05-26-2011 09:49 AM

I like it but what is it used for ??

-- Jeffery Mullen

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#11 posted 05-28-2011 03:30 PM

niiice horse :-)
thankĀ“s for sharing

Dennis

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#12 posted 05-31-2011 03:53 PM

Nice. Great design.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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#13 posted 05-31-2011 03:56 PM

Hey, that’s a real special shaving horse. You really did a great job on it.

-- 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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