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A New Horse

Here is a couple of photos of the new horse.  It is made up of mostly recycled and scrap wood.  If I am lucky enough to find time from work, I intend to put it to work on some bow … Continue reading

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More Work Horses

Here are more shaving (work) horses. I wish I had photos of my first horse. I liked it well enough but I made it short to fit cross-ways in a narrow truck. These are some better and later models… A … Continue reading

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Shaving Horse Plan

Here is an old set of plans I made for myself a long time ago. These are meant for dimensional lumber. This plan is for a short horse. If you are tall or don’t mind the extra length to transport, … Continue reading

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Shaving Horse

Here is a photo of my favorite shaving horse. It is made from a plank chainsawed from an enormous pin-oak limb that came down during a storm a few years ago. It weighs quite a bit but the weight means … Continue reading

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Making a bow

Splitting the Osage Orange stave. This is a tough process. As can be seen in the photo above, I use an axe, froe, and hammer. Not visible here are short hickory limbs that are jammed into the growing crack to … Continue reading

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