Antique and Vintage Draw Knives

Draw knives, also known as a drawknives or drawing knives, have been used by woodworkers for almost 2,000 years to shape everything from shingles to spokes. For centuries, coopers have used these specialized tools to shape the wooden staves that were assembled to form barrels, while shipbuilders have used mast shaves to shape the masts, yards, and spars to which sails were secured. In skilled hands, a draw knife can be used to create a...Continue Reading