Christophe Mineau

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Here is a spokeshave I have built.

It is greatly inspired from a commercial kit sold by the Veritas brand.

The body is made of Macassar Ebony.

The blade and the mechanism are also made by myself from a very good swedish blade of carbon steel.

The brass screws are also shop made.

The finish is principaly done by polishing the wood up to a high grade and then a little carnauba wax.

Feel free to leave me a comment, here or on Facebook, or on HomemadeTools.



Adding a brass sole

With time, the wooden sole appears to be too fragile, in particular working with hard woods, like ash, which is often used for making tool handles.

I thus eventually decided to add a brass sole to this tool :

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