drawknife

noun
draw·​knife | \ ˈdrȯ-ˌnīf How to pronounce drawknife (audio) \

Definition of drawknife

: a woodworker's tool consisting of a blade with a handle at each end for use in shaving off surfaces

Examples of drawknife in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Debark two logs with a putty knife if the wood is seasoned, or a drawknife if the logs are green. Roy Berendsohn And Mike Cunningham, Popular Mechanics, 3 Oct. 2020 Debark two logs with a putty knife if the wood is seasoned, or a drawknife if the logs are green. Roy Berendsohn And Mike Cunningham, Popular Mechanics, 3 Oct. 2020 Debark two logs with a putty knife if the wood is seasoned, or a drawknife if the logs are green. Roy Berendsohn And Mike Cunningham, Popular Mechanics, 3 Oct. 2020 Debark two logs with a putty knife if the wood is seasoned, or a drawknife if the logs are green. Roy Berendsohn And Mike Cunningham, Popular Mechanics, 3 Oct. 2020 Debark two logs with a putty knife if the wood is seasoned, or a drawknife if the logs are green. Roy Berendsohn And Mike Cunningham, Popular Mechanics, 3 Oct. 2020 Debark two logs with a putty knife if the wood is seasoned, or a drawknife if the logs are green. Roy Berendsohn And Mike Cunningham, Popular Mechanics, 3 Oct. 2020 Debark two logs with a putty knife if the wood is seasoned, or a drawknife if the logs are green. Roy Berendsohn And Mike Cunningham, Popular Mechanics, 3 Oct. 2020 Lay the bow flat and taper the sides of the limbs with a drawknife. Andrew Del-colle, Popular Mechanics, 16 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of drawknife

1677, in the meaning defined above

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“Drawknife.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drawknife. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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