Melbourne Tool Company Flat Sole Spokeshave


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

Weight: 375g

Body: Cast 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

SKU: MTC-10643 Categories: , ,


Your Melbourne Tools Company Flat Sole Spokeshave

This Melbourne Tools Company Flat Sole 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 shaping tool is only matched its ability to smooth 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 Melbourne Tools Company Flat Sole 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 cast steel body with inlaid cork hand grips

MTC spokeshaves are made from a single piece of ergonomically shaped cast 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.

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.

Owner’s manual

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.

Additional information

Weight 0.6 kg