drawshave

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

  • A beetle and froe were used for cleaving the sawn pieces, then a hatchet and drawshave were needed to roughly shape the lengths of wood.
  • Old-timers will recall "hoop poles", tall slender young saplings of shagbark hickory that were split and fashioned with the "drawshave" into barrel hoops. Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the 43rd Annual Meeting Rockport, Indiana, August 25, 26 and 27, 1952
  • Between his knees is a stout thong of wood, whittled round by the drawshave which his sleeping hand still holds in his lap. The Atlantic Book of Modern Plays
  • A hundred years ago Fairhaven had a dozen men or more who, with an auger, an adz, a broadax and a drawshave, could build a boat or a house warranted to outlast the owner. Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 11 Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Businessmen
  • But there was a cooper's shop in town, and James was already very handy with a drawshave in getting out staves. Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 11 Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Businessmen
  • A beetle and froe were used for cleaving the sawn pieces, then a hatchet and drawshave were needed to roughly shape the lengths of wood; finally a pole lathe and various turning chisels finished off the work.
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