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drawknife

draw·knife

 (drô′nīf′)
n.
A knife with a handle at each end of the blade, used with a drawing motion to shave a surface. Also called drawshave.

drawknife

(ˈdrɔːˌnaɪf) or

drawshave

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

draw•knife

(ˈdrɔˌnaɪf)

n., pl. -knives.
a carpenter's knife with a handle at each end at right angles to the blade, used by drawing over a surface.
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Noun1.drawknife - a woodworker's knife to shave surfacesdrawknife - a woodworker's knife to shave surfaces
knife - edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
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The slate-dark floor is littered with sawdust and wood chips, the walls hung with tools of ancient pedigree: chisels, drawknives, bow saws and trammel points.
The eight drawknives, shown, were made and used between 1850 and 1875.
The famed coopers at Robertson's Windmill in Williamsburg still shape their staves with broadaxes, planes, and drawknives, then gather them in a circle secured by a ring.