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Project by fatandy2003 posted 12-31-2013 05:51 PM 842 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My parents gave me a Veritas spokeshave kit for Christmas. Of course, I wasted no time in finding a piece of wood to turn into a shavings-maker. This kit had great directions and solid hardware; easily put together as long as the directions are followed. I used a piece of wood that my friend gave me; he said it was mahogany, but it sure has much more closed grain than any mahogany I have ever worked with. Unfortunately, I lost the piece of brass somewhere in transit, but I had some extra ebony lying around… it worked perfect. Thanks for looking. Tanto auguri a tutti e felice anno nuovo da Napoli!

-- -- Andy, “Those who expect to reap the blessings of liberty must undergo the fatigues of supporting it” - Thomas Paine





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CFrye

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#1 posted 12-31-2013 08:39 PM

This turned out great Andy! Looks like it’d be comfortable to use. Happy New Year to you and yours! Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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Ripthorn

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#2 posted 01-01-2014 05:59 PM

I got the kit from my parents for Christmas as well. Unfortunately, I won’t be able to do anything with it until Feb at the earliest, as we are in the throes of relocating to a different state. Yours turned out very nice, and I like the ebony. I personally think that brass is sometimes overdone, but I’m not sure that ebony can ever be overdone.

-- Brian T. - Exact science is not an exact science

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fatandy2003

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#3 posted 01-01-2014 07:13 PM

Thanks guys.

Brian, you will really like the results once your done. This kit is great.

Cheers,

-- -- Andy, “Those who expect to reap the blessings of liberty must undergo the fatigues of supporting it” - Thomas Paine

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#4 posted 01-03-2014 11:37 AM

Very nice, I have one also, they work great, Tanto Auguri da Marostica!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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