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Super Spokeshave Pierre SD

Spokeshaves are a pleasure to use at the bench. You can smooth curved parts that are rough cut on a bandsaw or put those final hand-sculpted touches anywhere on a piece of furniture. A spokeshave can be pushed or pulled and take off light or heavy shavings.

The Home Depot
(605)361-7439
2523 S Louise Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

LOWE'S OF RAPID CITY, SD
605 341-4815
2550 HAINES AVENUE RAPID CITY, SD, 57701
Rapid City, SD
 
Homestead Building Supplies
(605) 439-3161
Highway 10 West
Leola, SD
 
Homestead Building Supplies
(605) 763-5046
201 E. Main St
Beresford, SD
 
Dakota Ace Hardware
(605) 766-5097
106 Main, Downtown Viborg
Viborg, SD
 
J & K Building Center
(605) 997-3714
110 S Wind
Flandreau, SD
 
Gettysburg True Value
(605) 765-2183
107 W Commercial
Gettysburg, SD
 
Fullerton Lumber Co #923
(605) 842-3388
102 N Main
Winner, SD
 
Dekker Do it Best Hardware
(605) 532-5882
123 Commercial Street
Clark, SD
 
Nyberg's Ace
(605) 336-6507
2500 W 12th St
Sioux Falls, SD
 

Super Spokeshave

Super Spokeshave

 

Spokeshaves are a pleasure to use at the bench. You can smooth curved parts that are rough cut on a bandsaw or put those final hand-sculpted touches anywhere on a piece of furniture. A spokeshave can be pushed or pulled and take off light or heavy shavings. It's one of my favorite hand tools. Spokeshaves are so ancient that Noah probably used one to build the ark. You might think there wouldn't be any room for improvement, but the new Veritas spokeshave ($65) is a big step forward. In fact, it's leaps and bounds better than the commonly used Record A151 ($25) and well worth the extra money. The Record requires quite a bit of tune-up and sharpening; the Veritas is practically ready to go right out of the box. It only needs a light honing. Sharpening a spokeshave's blade has always been tricky because it's so short. The Veritas blade is made from A2 tool steel, which the manufacturer claims will stay sharp five times longer than a common carbon-steel blade. To minimize chatter (another frequent problem with spokeshaves), the Veritas blade is 1/8 in. thick and bedded on a huge support that's ground absolutely flat. Add rosewood handles and brass knurled knobs, and you've got one elegant tool!

Source
Lee Valley, (800) 871-8158, www.leevalley.com, Veritas flat-bottomed spokeshave, #05P33.01, $65, Round-bottomed spokeshave, #05P33.03, $65.


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