Melbourne Tool Company Sole Spokeshave
If you want to shape and smooth wood, then you need a good spokeshave. This Melbourne Tool Company Round/Flat Spokeshave is the backbone of your smoothing and shaping kit. A fundamental tool for anyone loves to work with wood.
Working with hand tools is one of the great pleasures of woodworking. And to do this well, you need good tools. Melbourne Tool Company offers tools that are genuine, accurate and accessible, tools designed for the woodworker in you.
Your MTC Spokeshave
This MTC Spokeshave is the must have shaping and smoothing hand tool to have on your bench. Its ergonomically designed body and inlaid cork hand grips make this spokeshave comfortable yet rock solid in your hand. This spokeshave features twin blade adjustment knobs means setting up your spokeshave precisely a straightforward task. Its versatility as a convex shaping tool is only matched its ability to smooth curved wood broadly and in isolation. You will find it hard for you to put this tool down. Welcome to the MTC family.
An uncomplicated spokeshave
This MTC Round Spokeshave can shape and smooth any kind of wood yet remains an uncomplicated tool. The minimalistic design makes it easy to disassemble for maintenance and reassemble for work. The knurled adjustment knobs are generous and easy to adjust. The blades depth of cut and angle is adjusted by simply turning the blade adjustment knobs. The blade locks down firmly via the single cap iron knob. Even the raw beginner will find this tool a delight to use.
Solid stainless cast body with inlaid cork hand grips
MTC spokeshaves are made from a single piece of ergonomically shaped cast stainless steel. It feels good in the hand whether being pushed or pulled. Your thumbs will find their place naturally against its surface in either direction for controlled work. The inlaid cork hand grips soften the sensation of holding the tool and improve your grip minimising the tool twisting as you work. This balance of comfort and control mean you can work for hours.
Yes, MTC spokeshaves are made from cast stainless steel. This means that these tools resist corrosion, are very strong and impact resistant. So, whether you are working deep in the monsoonal jungle, or right by the ocean, and are known to drop your tools occasionally – you can sleep well knowing your MTC spokeshave will always be in A1 condition.
Twin blade adjustment knobs
Twin blade adjustment knobs mean one thing – easy setup. No more tappy tappy trying to adjust your spokeshave blade! The MTC spokeshave twin adjustment knobs means setting up the blade properly is an easy and predictable task both the depth of cut and skew. Add an extra thick 3.2mm bevel down blade, and you have a chatter free ensemble capable of cutting in all directions.
M2 High Speed Steel blades
MTC has chosen M2 High Speed Steel (HSS) for the blades. M2 HSS has high abrasion resistance which means it will hold a sharp edge much longer than many other steels. This also means that it may take a little longer to bring up an edge. Don’t worry, you will be leaving your sharpening gear on the shelf for a lot longer too. MTC plane blades are also thicker than the average plane, this eliminates vibration is the cut, ensuring a smooth uniform finish.
Your MTC spokeshave is delivered securely packaged in a foam lined cardboard box. Inside is a QR code you can scan to download your comprehensive Owner’s Manual. Visit the Melbourne Tool Company website for additional products, information downloads and video content.
- Brand - Melbourne Tool Company (MTC)
- Country of origin - Designed in Melbourne Australia, manufactured in China
- Warranty - Limited lifetime
- Overall width – 290mm
- Sole dimensions – 25 x 72mm
- Sole radius – 62.5mm
- Weight – 375g
- Body – cast stainless steel with natural cork inlay
- Blade steel - M2 HSS
- Blade bed angle – 40 degrees
- Blade angle – 25 degrees
- Plane blade dimensions - 3.2 x 51 x 48mm
Additional blades & Kits
- Set of two spokeshaves Flat & Round MTC-106-KIT
- Replacement blade suits Flat & Round MTC-10667
We are a small operation specialising in servicing the needs of woodturners and woodworkers in Australia and around the globe. With a small team of friendly staff we are ready to help you with your woodworking needs. Orders can be placed over the phone, online or you can pop into the shop to make your purchase...Read more