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Specialty Brazilian Rose Wood Spoke Shave Set

$1,164.00 AUD

This set of Brazilian Rosewood spoke shaves consist of a small curved sole spoke shave, a large flat sole spoke shave and a large curved sole spoke shave. This timber is very rare now and we can only sell this within Australia. This timber was purchased pre-ban. 

Small spoke shave Specifications:
This small curved sole Spoke Shave is 235 long x 12mm wide x 12mm high. Weighs 90 grams and has a High Speed Steel (HSS) blade hardened to Rc 62. The

It has a 60 degrees blade angle for planing and by reversing the blade (bevel up) it will perform as a scraper for use of hard cranky woods. The sole has a radius of 3/8" and is all brass.

Used for shaping and fine finishing of very tight inside curves that you find in Lutherie and furniture making. It can also be used for flats and outside curves or a combination thereof.

Large Flat Spoke Shave Specifications:
This flat sole Spoke Shave is 280mm long x 24 mm wide x 24 mm high. Weighs 0.5 Kg and has a 45mm wide x 1.6mm thick x 34mm long High Speed Steel (HSS) blade hardened to Rc 62. The HSS is ideal if you plan to reverse the plane to bevel up and use it as a scraper on hard timber. 

It has a 55 degrees blade angle for planing and by reversing the blade (bevel up) it will perform as a scraper for use of hard cranky woods. The mouth is protected by a brass sole.

Fine finishing of outside curve work or profiling straight pieces of wood into ovals, rounds etc such as a spoke.

Large Curved Spoke Shave Specifications:
This gidgee Curved Spoke Shave has a 75mm (3") radius and is 280mm long x 24 mm wide x 22 mm high. Weighs 0.5 Kg and has the option of a 45mm wide x 1.6mm thick x 34mm long Tool Steel (TS) blade hardened to Rc 62-64 OR a High Speed Steel (HSS) blade hardened to Rc 62. The HSS is ideal if you plan to reverse the blade to bevel up and use it as a scraper on hard timber.

It has a 55 degrees blade pitch for planing and by reversing the blade (to bevel up) it will perform as a scraper for use of hard cranky woods.

Used for fine finishing of inside curves. You can also plane a combination of inside and outside curves with one pass once you have mastered this tool.