Portable Shaving Horse

by Bob Gillis



Foldable shaving horse made of 2 x 4's and scrap wood.

The length of the 2 x 4's is 72", the seat is 24", legs are 15", pivot 19, from the center pivot to top clamp is 8", from center pivot to foot rod is 11", and the clamp board is 26".



Lag bolts are used to join it together and allow it to fold for storage or to carry.


Shaving block is adjustable by moving dowel to other holes.


The original idea for this shaving horse design came from a book entitled, Make a Chair from a Tree: an Introduction to Working Green Wood, by John Alexander. For more information on working with green wood and classes on wood working, visit his website at http://www.greenwoodworking.com



E-mail your comments to "Bob Gillis" at bob@shelter-systems.com

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