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Buying a #80 Scraper

Paul found that although the Faithfull #80 Scraper is similar to the Stanley, the blade was thinner and sharpened to the wrong angle. Although this turned out to be easier to sharpen, it didn’t work as well as a thicker plate. The Axminster Rider No. 80 Scraper comes with an extra thick blade which […]

The #80 Scraper Guide

Commonly mistaken for an oversized spokeshave, the #80 scraper slices the wood in a similar way to, but not the same as, a plane. Despite the tool’s name, the scraper does not scrape as such but cuts ultra fine shavings. This double handled tool is used in a push motion to remove very fine […]

Using a #80 Scraper

When using the #80 scraper, generally known as the cabinet scraper, the first thing you should do is establish a comfortable grip. It is designed so you can hold the handles and press your thumbs into the back of the centre. This applies the most direct force behind the cutting edge. To lower the […]

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[…] boards have been trued and are square, to see how to do this, see our Truing Stock guide. For this you will need: Pencil Plane Handsaw #80 scraper Abrasive Paper Glue Sash Clamps Lay the boards flat on a large surface such as the workbench top to decide their configuration. Then, put … Gluing […]

The Card Scraper Guide

The card scraper is a plate of sheet steel which is sharpened along the full length of the long edges and relies on careful precision throughout the sharpening process. The card scraper performs much the same tasks as the #80 scraper (cabinet scraper) and both blade types are made from plate steel, however their […]

Gluing Up a Table Top (and Other Wide Boards)

[…] boards have been trued and are square, to see how to do this, see our Truing Stock guide. For this you will need: Pencil Plane Handsaw #80 scraper Abrasive Paper Glue Sash Clamps Lay the boards flat on a large surface such as the workbench top to decide their configuration. Then, put your boards […]

Sharpening Your Hand Tools: A Beginners Guide

[…] each section: Sharpening a Chisel Sharpening a Plane Sharpening a Saw Sharpening a Spokeshave Sharpening a Knife Sharpening a Gouge Sharpening a Brace Bit Sharpening a Card Scraper Sharpening a Plough Plane Sharpening a #80 Scraper Sharpening a Router Plane Sharpening a Chisel Our beginner friendly guide walks you through initialising and sharpening your […]

General Guides

Sash Clamps The Sawset Guide The Gouge Guide The #80 Scraper Guide The Sliding Bevel Guide The Combination Gauge Guide General Tool/ Accessories Guide The Plough Plane Guide The Card Scraper Guide The Router Plane Guide The Swing Brace Guide The Saws Guide The File Guide The Rasp Guide The Woodworker’s Knife Guide The […]

Buying Guides

Consumables Buying a Chisel Buying Diamond Stones Buying a Sawset Buying a Gouge Buying a Plough Plane Buying a Card Scraper Buying a #80 Scraper Buying a Sliding Bevel Buying a Router Plane Buying a Combination Gauge Buying a Brace Buying a Woodworker’s Knife Buying a Rasp Buying a File Buying Saws Buying a […]