Long and curlies.

Using a drawknife askew on this elm creates long springy thick shavings.  I’m making the legs for a carved oak bench, similar to a previous version I made earlier in the year.

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Shown with Ashley Iles London pattern gouge and a finer (and smaller) drawknife than above, forged by James Howarth.  Two lovely tools, very old and very new.carved oak bench elm legs.JPG

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