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How to Make a Shaving Horse

Here are the instructions for making a shaving horse to use with your drawknife. The diagram is from the book “Handy Farm Devices and How to Make Them”, a farm manual dated 1912.  See yesterdays post Do You Need A

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Do You Need A Drawknife?

In the past, before the easy availability of lumberyards and finished materials, a drawknife was an important tool.  They can still be purchased new and found in garage sales and antique shops.  If you intend to do any woodwork after …

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