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Kunz #56 Cooper's Large Flat Bottom Spokeshave 18" Overall Length

by Kunz
SKU 12.56

This #56 large flat bottom Cooper’s spokeshave is the largest spokeshave made by Kunz Tools of Germany. Originally designed for shaving wooden barrels, this spokeshave has great heft and is perfect for larger and heavier work such as timber framing. Overall length is 18” and weighs in at 1.9 pounds. Body is made from fine grey-cast stress-annealed iron and coated with Kunz’s distinctive green epoxy resin. 

The iron is made of high carbon German steel and hardened to 60 Rockwell C. The blade has been machined sharpened to 25 degrees. Honing is recommended before use.


  • Overall Length: 18”
  • Bed angle: 45 degrees
  • Weight: 1.9 pounds
  • Blade Size: 2.56” wide by .115” thick
  • Replacement Blade: 03.56


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