Hand-stitched rasp, same shape as Nicholson #49 ?

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Forum topic by Liogier posted 11-16-2013 10:36 AM 1535 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-16-2013 10:36 AM

Some years ago Nicholson has moved his rasp production from USA to Latin America. Doing so, many say that the Nicholson #49 rasp has lost its revered quality, hence they ask me what I could do about this.

I am wondering if it would be worth investing in a new forging die and produce a “Liogier #49” that would have the same shape of a Nicholson #49 but with hand-stitched teeth.

If you think it would be a good idea, please let me know, for example by “liking” the corresponding post on my facebook page.

Thank you.

-- Noël Liogier,

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#1 posted 11-16-2013 01:56 PM

Bonjour Noel,
Je ne peux pas répondre a ta question mais je peux te dire bonjour.
Comment vas-tu?
Ici ça va bien.

-- Bert

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#2 posted 11-16-2013 07:23 PM

Bonjour Bert
Everything is fine at the workshop, thank you !

-- Noël Liogier,

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#3 posted 11-16-2013 07:26 PM

Noël, I don’t have Facebook, but I would bet that with the general rise in hand tool woodworking that a higher quality version of a Nicholson 49 would be well received. It’s been a tool that a lot of people have commented they wish they could still get a high quality version of.

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