Definition of spokeshave in English:

spokeshave

Syllabification: spoke·shave
Pronunciation: /ˈspōkˌSHāv
 
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noun

  • A small plane with a handle on each side of its blade, used for shaping curved surfaces (originally wheel spokes).
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    • Likewise, members could make videos of groups of tools (gauges, planes, saws, drawknives, and spokeshaves) demonstrating their use.
    • However, this is not the only outfit deploying the block plane and spokeshave.
    • Booth & Mills, makers of braces, bits, spokeshaves, screwdrivers, squares, saw pads, and such displayed along with other manufactures, their products at trade fairs.

verb

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  • Shape with a spokeshave.
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    • Handscrews can also be useful for holding irregular-shaped pieces for carving or spokeshaving work.
    • I also added the headstock ‘wings’, and have been spokeshaving myself a neck profile.
    • The legs were rough cut with a bandsaw and spokeshaved to final curve, lots of fun getting them all the same.

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