Product Review Turgeon Spokeshaves
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The spokeshave is an interesting tool; boatbuilders, luthiers and furniture makers have utilized this humble tool for centuries to chamfer, shape and smooth all manner of parts, from cabriole legs to guitar necks.
Master bowyer Tom Turgeon needs a spokeshave to 'tiller', or shape the longbows he makes.Finding all of the commercially available spokeshaves inadequate, Turgeon set out to make his own, and now offers three beautiful versions for sale through Turgeon Tools.
The tasks spokeshaves perform are impossible to replicate with any motor-driven tool.While Turgeon didn't invent the spokeshave, he has certainly come a long way to perfecting it! Turgeon Tools offers three models to address a variety of surfaces and cutting needs: a flat-sole, a curved-sole, and a concave-sole.
The profile of the handles was inspired by an old rolling pin passed down through the Turgeon family.The handles are African Padauk, a rich, dense, burgundy colored hardwood.The cap and sole of each spokeshave is computer carved to extreme tolerances to ensure the blade nests tightly and does not chatter when cutting.
The knurled knobs are easy to tighten with the thumb and one finger, and are as finely machined as the cap and sole.The...