LumberJocks

Shaving Horse/Workbench-Bench

  • Advertise with us
Project by Dietmar posted 10-06-2012 07:09 PM 3028 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Always wanting to have a shaving horse, but no space, I made the combo. After using this shaving horse (a few times a year) it is easy to disassemble and store the three parts. Then putting the sitting board (shown installed in the last picture) over the bench and voila you have a long bench to sit on when working on the workbench. The shaving horse is about 8 feet long. As always it was done with hand tools only.





7 comments so far

View Kookaburra's profile

Kookaburra

748 posts in 1070 days


#1 posted 10-06-2012 07:27 PM

I love the wooden nuts and bolts. Can you talk about how you did those. Looks like you found a great solution to a space limitation.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

View NormG's profile

NormG

4811 posts in 1849 days


#2 posted 10-07-2012 01:47 AM

Great looking bench, thanks for sharing. Looks like it would be very mobile when needed

-- Norman

View japanesewoodworker's profile

japanesewoodworker

68 posts in 1897 days


#3 posted 10-07-2012 05:52 AM

Nice work, could you post information on the plans ?

View Dietmar's profile

Dietmar

37 posts in 2068 days


#4 posted 10-07-2012 07:19 AM

The nuts and bolts are made with a threatbox and tap. There are no plans, I just build it “plan free” from a picture.

View A Slice of Wood Workshop's profile

A Slice of Wood Workshop

911 posts in 2019 days


#5 posted 10-08-2012 11:43 AM

Great horse.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

View nobuckle's profile

nobuckle

1120 posts in 1606 days


#6 posted 10-09-2012 01:10 AM

Very nice. I plan to build one and may use some of your ideas.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

113160 posts in 2422 days


#7 posted 10-09-2012 01:12 AM

This is a very cool shaving horse.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com