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Blog entry by A Slice of Wood Workshop posted 08-17-2013 02:34 AM 1533 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided to make a card scraper out of a thinner material using a handsaw from a yard sale for $1. I can tell a big difference in the flex from the handsaw blade and the table saw blade. I’ll be using both for a bit and seeing which one I like better. Click here for the video on YouTube. And please subscribe.

Edit: I can’t embed video on here at the moment, I will keep trying.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood



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Bogeyguy

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#1 posted 08-17-2013 04:23 PM

My bet is on the handsaw steel. The flex is a + when scraping.

-- Art, Pittsburgh.

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papadan

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#2 posted 08-17-2013 05:04 PM

The flex is a plus and you will enjoy the lighter weight with extended use. I have a rather large assortment of scrapers made from yard sale hand saws for all different shapes.

-- Carpenter assembles with hands, Designer builds with brains, Artist creates with heart!

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#3 posted 08-17-2013 05:28 PM

They actually both have their pros and cons. The thicker one can really take some material off. The thinner one is easier to direct. I’ll be using both of them I believe in my shop. Thanks for taking the extra step and going to Youtube to watch the video.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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mantwi

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#4 posted 08-19-2013 07:10 PM

Great improvement in my opinion. Here’s a link on how to really sharpen that bad boy.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nz6EpQu2HRo

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