Paring Ladder

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Project by corpmule posted 02-21-2014 04:41 AM 6708 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Until I get around to building that shave horse …it’ll just have to do.

A paring ladder.

I got the idea from Peter Follansbee’s (Joiner’s Notes) blog.

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#1 posted 02-21-2014 05:42 AM

Pretty slick, nice alternative to a shave horse.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#2 posted 02-21-2014 09:17 PM


-- Bill, SW Florida

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#3 posted 02-21-2014 09:30 PM

neat! When I read the title I was like ‘wtf is a pairing ladder?’

Now I understand!

-- Steve

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#5 posted 02-22-2014 02:11 AM

First time I have seen or read about one of these, now I have to decide if I am up to using my new
spokeshaves enough to require me to build one of these or a shavehorse.

-- As ever, Gus-the 82 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#6 posted 02-22-2014 08:15 AM

I built it as a tool to help me build the shave horse. I’ve tried to shape the legs and the tenon on the legs by other means. But those methods didn’t work out too well. I may find other uses for it but, that’s the primary reason for building it. It seemed to be a quick, easy tool to build and that proved to be true.

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