Jarvis spokeshave

Country
England
State/Province
South Yorkshire
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Description
Wheelwright's woodworking tool for making spokes. Wooden body with steel blade. The blade is concave. Handles on either side allow the tool to be used with two hands.
Classification
CH classification TOOLS Woodworking Tools
CH classification TRADES Wheelwrighting spokeshave
Measurements
L70 X W290 X H150mm
Media/Materials description
Wooden body
steel blade
Signature/Marks
<WP\WARRANTED\WP\WARD\CA..T Steel> stamped
History and use
Jarvis spokeshaves were used to produce the smooth convex shape along the length wooden wheel spokes. The tool was held in two hands and drawn towards the wheelwright's body.
Registration number
H49427

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