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1311RE: [medievalsawdust] Re: spokeshaves

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  • C N Schwartz
    Jan 1, 2004
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      One other thing. Modern metal spokeshave and old style wooden ones cut
      differently because of the blade angle. The metal ones (like Record) are
      essentially planes, while the old style one slice like a drawknife. You get
      the same effect on the end product, so choice is a personal preference. But
      let's say you want to get a modern style metal one (modern meaning 19th
      Century....), then get the Record one with adjustable blades, they are
      cheap. The Kunz ones are horribly made, rough castings, inferior lever
      caps.

      Old style, but modern construction is Veritas:
      http://shop.woodcraft.com/Woodcraft/product_family.asp?family%5Fid=4490&gift
      =False&mscssid=1D266A68A60C40049EEFFA2E51DC74B3

      Modern style Record (blue)
      http://www.powertoolwarehouse.co.uk/default.php/cPath/96_410


      Those are $50 or less. Next step up is $100 or more. THAT's another
      conversation.



      -----Original Message-----
      From: Lord Alessandro dEste [mailto:avalonbear@...]
      Sent: Thursday, January 01, 2004 10:39 AM
      To: medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [medievalsawdust] Re: spokeshaves


      --- In medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com, Conal O'hAirt Jim Hart
      <baronconal@y...> wrote:
      > Anyone found a maker of spokehsaves
      > that is quality and reasonable? Or
      > knows of a brand to avoid like the
      > plague?
      > I'm leaning towards Highland Hardware or Lee
      > Valley as a source....
      > Baron Conal O'hAirt / Jim Hart
      > Seneschal, Barony of Fenix

      My Good Baron Conal.
      Im not sure if they have a store near you.
      But I would like to reccomend www.woodcraft.com

      Alessandro d'Este,
      Ast,Signet
      Barony of Sternfeld

      www.woodcraft.com
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