drawknife

NOUN
  1. a woodworker's knife to shave surfaces
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How To Use drawknife In A Sentence

  • DRYING AND SHAPING Pare the green stave with a hatchet and a drawknife so that it's slightly larger than the shape of your intended design. Make a Homemade (and Deadly) Bow in Five Easy Steps
  • Likewise, Mr. Townsend's hog-skinning machinery mechanized a process that formerly had been done by hand, by a worker with a drawknife skinning a ham held in a kind of vice. Inventor Had Relish for Hot Dog Making
  • If you've never done woodwork like this bow project, chances are you don't have a drawknife. Make a Homemade (and Deadly) Bow in Five Easy Steps
  • A carving horse where the grandfather had been when they came into the yard held a split billet of ash he had been working with a drawknife. Temple of the Winds
  • These are the poems of a man with eyes like a drawknife, hands like a pickpocket's hands, woven of water and logic and hunger, with no strand of love in them. Selected Poems by Robert Bringhurst
  • To work these, you will need a straight edge, pencil, saw, hand rasp and/or drawknife and/or spokeshave, sandpaper.
  • Secure the stave in a vise and shave off the bark and sapwood with a drawknife to expose one unbroken summer growth ring along the back (bark side; photo B). Make a Homemade (and Deadly) Bow in Five Easy Steps
  • With heartwoods, you must shave off the bark and white sapwood with a drawknife to reach the darker, denser wood beneath. Make a Homemade (and Deadly) Bow in Five Easy Steps
  • Reduce the stave to your outline with a drawknife, rasp, and file (making sure not to cut into the growth ring atop the back of the bow). Make a Homemade (and Deadly) Bow in Five Easy Steps
  • The curve of the legs can be cut with a bracket saw or a drawknife, care being taken to get the edges square and smooth. Mission Furniture How to Make It, Part 2
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