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Hand Stitched Wood Rasps

Hand Stitched Wood Rasps

11-04-2015 07:43 PM by RogerBean | 14 comments »

For anyone doing much carving, gunstock work, period furniture, or the like will find numerous uses for wood rasps. For quickly shaping irregular shaped items like cabriole legs, ogee feet, Kentucky rifle stocks, or ball and claw feet, a good rasp can remove a lot of wood in a hurry. I have accumulated a number of them over the years, beginning with an old Nicholson rasp my father bought back in the early 1950’s for gunstock work. My only objection to the ones I have is that all ar...

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Liogier Joinery Float

Liogier Joinery Float

02-26-2013 01:09 PM by rdwile | 9 comments »

I was asked a few months back to review a new tool for Liogier rasps from France. They were thinking of starting a line of joinery floats and wanted the opinions of some users to refine the product before offering it for sale. I am pleased to see some of my feedback was incorporated into the final design which is now available for sale. These tools were very popular in days of yore, I think the reason is that they are so easy to use, modern woodworkers do not commonly use these, I think...

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