Spokeshave from Veritas spokeshave kit.

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Project by Lumberpunk posted 149 days ago 973 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the spokeshave I just finished. I purchased the Veritas Large spokeshave kit,50230) a few months ago and just got around to making the body in the last couple of weeks.

This was a super fun little project and a good challenge in accuracy. Using a combination of machine and hand tool skills. With a little metalworking thrown in.

The body is made from birch and has lovely straight grain. Finished with BLO and 3 coats poly.

Highly recommended for intermediate and advanced woodworkers or confident beginners who want to waste some wood and build skills quickly.

I will write a review of the kit sometime soon for those who are interested.

The last picture shows a piece of birch that I quickly rounded over to give the shave a test run… see the lovely shavings!

Edit: Here is the review

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#1 posted 149 days ago

Looks good.

-- Jeff NJ

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#2 posted 149 days ago

That is a lovely tool and will be a pleasure to use because you made it ,one of those tools that will be used and remembered by you and those that follow in future generations .
Thanks for posting this wonderful spoke shave .

-- Kiefer 松

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#3 posted 149 days ago

Yes! I could happily make tools all the time but haven’t figured out how to make it pay the bills yet.

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#4 posted 148 days ago

I’m interested in doing this.


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