Shop made draw knife (small)

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Today I finished one of my latest projects; a small draw knife. The (O1) steel part is made from a leftover from my chisel project. Its heat treated by a professional heat treatment company. The handles are made from padouk wood with brass ferrules. The rough the outer dimensions are 10” (260mm) by 3” (75mm). Its very, very sharp (don’t ask how I know this ;-)) and works well. It was a very nice project!


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#1 posted 12-24-2012 02:14 PM

Nice looking homemade tool. Looks like something you will get many years of good use out of. Nice work

-- - Still a new guy to the craft, but always striving to learn more

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#2 posted 12-24-2012 02:22 PM

Wow, that’s amazing. I’ve never even thought about making a drawknife before.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#3 posted 12-24-2012 02:46 PM

I love handmade tools. This is GREAT !!!!

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

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#4 posted 12-24-2012 05:13 PM

Did you have it Heat Treated after bending and sharpening it ? The handles look great : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#5 posted 12-24-2012 06:09 PM

Wow cool ,nice work.

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#6 posted 12-24-2012 09:50 PM

very nice

-- Joel

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#7 posted 12-24-2012 11:57 PM

Very nice work. I love handmade tools. It looks like a fantastic user and a show piece.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#8 posted 12-25-2012 12:06 AM

very nice work :-)


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#9 posted 12-25-2012 12:11 PM

Neat. I like it.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#10 posted 12-25-2012 03:43 PM

First hand made draw knife I’ve ever seen, and what a beauty! It’s gorgeous. Well done.

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#11 posted 12-26-2012 06:04 PM


-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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#12 posted 09-16-2013 05:42 PM

This draw knife is now for sale!

Pleasee check out my blog for more tools:

Paring chisels, draw knives, timber framing chisels and other custom tools!


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