Shape Wood Fast with a Spokeshave
In the same way a carrot peeler slices away the vegetable's irregular surface, a spokeshave removes ribbons of wood from curvy project parts, such as cabriole legs, turned spindles, and arched table aprons. Essentially a short plane with winglike handles, a spokeshave has a 2–3"-wide blade and a sole to register against the wood. Additionally, this centuries-old tool rounds over edges and cuts clean chamfers faster than you can set up a router to do the same job.
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