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Project by jerryo posted 713 days ago 1310 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In a upcoming attempt at building a windsor chair, I built this shave horse to get some practice at drilling and reaming holes and tapering leg sockets. She isn’t pretty but it does the job. I got the plan from the lee valley catalog.





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#1 posted 713 days ago

cool job

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#2 posted 713 days ago

What materials did you build this out of. Looks great, you will enjoy using it.

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#3 posted 713 days ago

Simple, straighforward and very practical project.

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#4 posted 713 days ago

I like the three legs

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#5 posted 712 days ago

Looks cool. Have fun drawing the wood, warning it gets addictve….lol!

All the best,

Joe

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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#6 posted 710 days ago

Thanks for the nice words guys, Charles, I used maple and oak for the legs, cherry for the plat form, maple for the side braces and a 2×10 spruce for the plank. The plan called for hardwood but this was the only 2×10 I had.

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