Melbourne Tool Company Flat & Round Sole Spokeshave Set

Price: $199.00
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If you want to shape and smooth wood, then you need a good set of spokeshaves. This Melbourne Tool Company Flat & Round Spokeshave is everything you need to smooth and shape wood. A fundamental set of tools for anyone loves to work wood by hand.

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 Flat & Round Spokeshave Set

This MTC Flat & Round Spokeshave Set is the must have shaping and smoothing hand tool kit to have on your bench. The tools ergonomically designed bodies and inlaid cork hand grips make these spokeshaves comfortable yet rock solid in your hand. These spokeshaves feature twin blade adjustment knobs means setting up your spokeshaves precisely is a straightforward task. Their versatility as shaping tools is only matched their ability to smooth wood broadly and in isolation. You will find it hard for you to put these tools down. Welcome to the MTC family.

Features & Benefits

Uncomplicated spokeshaves

These MTC Flat Spokeshaves can shape and smooth any kind of wood yet remain uncomplicated tools. Their minimalistic design makes them 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 these tools a delight to use.

Solid 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.

Stainless steel

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! MTC spokeshaves have 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.

Here are the specifications for the MTC Flat & Round Spokeshaves. To learn more, click or download view the Owner’s Manual. 

  • Brand - Melbourne Tool Company (MTC)
  • Model SKU – Flat spokeshave MTC-10643
  • Model SKU – Round spokeshave MTC-10650
  • Country of origin - Designed in Melbourne Australia, manufactured in China
  • Warranty - Limited lifetime
  • Overall width – 290mm
  • Sole dimensions – 25 x 72mm
  • Weight – 375g each
  • Body– ductile cast iron 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