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The Rasp Guide

The Rasp Guide

[…] working face and are used for shaping wood. Stitching can be made by machine or by hand, however it is more common to see them machine manufactured. Rasps are one of the few tools that cannot be altered by the user and the cutting parts cannot be replaced, this means that their lifespan is […]

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[…] come in many different variations including: Lengths Widths Taper Fineness (the closer the teeth are on the file, the finer it is) Double-cut/ single cut/… Setting Up Rasps and Files25 April 2018 A rasp and file cannot generally be sharpened and do not need setting up, however you can prolong their life by taking […]

Buying a Rasp

Buying a Rasp

[…] for more aggressive stock removal should have 60-80 grit, a medium level is 150-grit and a fine level 250-grit. Paul talks more about his choice in buying rasps in this blog post here *Prices checked October 2022 Relevant Guides Setting Up Rasps and Files A rasp and file cannot generally be sharpened and do […]

Buying a File

Buying a File

[…] many different variations including: Lengths Widths Taper Fineness (the closer the teeth are on the file, the finer it is) Double-cut/ single cut/… Read More Setting Up Rasps and Files A rasp and file cannot generally be sharpened and do not need setting up, however you can prolong their life by taking good care […]

The File Guide

The File Guide

[…] many different variations including: Lengths Widths Taper Fineness (the closer the teeth are on the file, the finer it is) Double-cut/ single cut/… Read More Setting Up Rasps and Files A rasp and file cannot generally be sharpened and do not need setting up, however you can prolong their life by taking good care […]

How to Make a Wall Shelf: Episode 3
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How to Make a Wall Shelf: Episode 3

[…] much teaching on various techniques passed down through the years but mostly lost to the upcoming generations. From saw stop-cuts to planing and shaping with spokeshaves, planes, rasps, and files, we include many strategies for you to learn from. From these final fitting and shaping stages, we walk you through the glue-up phase so […]