Drawknives

drawknife

[draw-nahyf]
noun, plural drawknives. Carpentry.
a knife with a handle at each end at right angles to the blade, used by drawing over a surface.
Also called drawing knife, drawshave.


Origin:
1630–40; draw + knife

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drawknife or drawshave (ˈdrɔːˌnaɪf)
 
n , pl -knives, -shaves
US name: spokeshave a woodcutting tool with two handles at right angles to the blade, used to shave wood
 
drawshave or drawshave
 
n

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