How to Use a Spokeshave | Woodworking

Watch this video to learn how to use a spokeshave to shape your woodwork.

This program aims at promoting knowledge and proficiency in woodworking.

The spokeshave is perfect for fine work. For more aggressive removal of material, watch our tutorial on How to Use a Drawknife.

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A mitre saw permits you to earn angled cross cuts.

Allow us take a basic instance of a photo frame. You have a lengthy piece of spokeshave that you intend to cut into four pieces to make up the framework. But instead of merely joining the assemble so they are lined up at 90 levels to every other, you favor to make a mitre joint.

Just what is a mitre joint? Assume of a picture structure you have actually seen just recently as well as you must discover that most of them are made in this means.

Why Make A Mitre Joint?

Generally, a mitre joint is taken into consideration an appealing joint, specifically for frameworks (image or otherwise). When the deepness of the joint comes to be better then more powerful choices such as syncs could be considered.

Sometimes a pipe is joined utilizing a mitre saw to produce the joint. In some such situations there could even be no other feasible alternative.

Handbook Mitre Saw

This features a metal base into which a backsaw is positioned and also is able to easily turn. A backsaw is made use of due to the fact that this permits higher precision in cutting.

The base includes vice clamps onto which you could secure your item of wood. Guiding rods after that enable you to take care of the angle at which you intend to saw. This is a really similar idea to the initial "mitre box".

Mitre Box

The mitre box comes before the hands-on mitre saw yet the concept is much the same.

It is absolutely nothing more than an open finished and also open top box with ports cut in it. It is usually made of timber or plastic.

The concept is that you place your piece of wood inside the box then put your saw with the guides and also start to cut. The guides are normally set at 45 and also 90 degrees. Some models feature 60 degrees, 30 levels as well as various other much less typical angles.

If you are reducing little items after that you could commonly go without, it is excellent practice to secure your job to a bench but.

Powered Mitre Saw

The above tools are generally just great for making image frameworks and comparable buildings.

For bigger applications you may locate it extra reliable to utilize a power tool. The rate of such devices has actually gone down substantially in the last few years.

A powered mitre saw usually showcases an aluminium base above which is placed a round saw. The saw can be revolved around the base and secured right into position at whatever angle you select.

The most standard is a gliding saw. The saw is able to slide along a rail and also this implies that it could reduce to larger than its very own size.


Instead of merely joining the items with each other so they are straightened at 90 levels to each various other, you prefer to make a mitre joint.

Just what is a mitre joint? This is a really similar principle to the initial "mitre box".

The idea is that you place your piece of spokeshave inside the box and also after that position your saw through the guides and also start to reduce. The saw is able to move along a rail and this means that it can cut to bigger compared to its own size.
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