rasp
Rasps are used for a variety of filing applications in materials such as fiberglass, wood, metal, plastics, leather and more. Though generally considered a filing tool, rasps are used for rapid removal of material and leave a much coarser finish.
Half Round Wood Rasps
Half Round Wood Rasps are designed with a very coarse rasp cut for filing both flat and curved surfaces in wood or soft metals. They are used primarily by woodworkers and plumbers. They are rasp cut on both flat and rounded sides with single cut edges and tapered in width and thickness.
Half Round Cabinet Rasps
Half Round Cabinet Rasps are designed with a finer rasp cut for filing both flat and curved surfaces. The rounded side has a larger radius for smooth finish work. They are used primarily by cabinetmakers and woodworkers. They have a fine rasp cut on both flat and rounded sides with single cut edges and tapered in width and thickness.
Round Wood Rasps
Round Wood Rasps are designed with a coarse rasp cut for enlarging holes and shaping curved surfaces in wood or soft metals. They are used primarily by woodworkers and plumbers. They are rasp cut and taper slight to a point.
Four-In-Hand (Shoe) Rasps
Four-In-Hand Rasps are designed for filing both flat and curved surfaces in soft metals, wood, plastics, and leather. They are used primarily by woodworkers, shoe repairmen, and leather craftsman. They have a rasp cut and a double cut file on both the flat and curved side.
Horse Rasps
Horse Rasps were designed for filing and shaping horses' hooves prior to shoeing. They are now also used for filing fiberglass and other abrasive materials. They are rasp cut on one side and double cut coarse file teeth on the other side with single cut edges.
Farrier Rasps
Farrier Rasps were designed for filing and shaping horses' hooves prior to shoeing. They are now also used for filing fiberglass and other abrasive materials. They are rasp cut on one side and double cut coarse file teeth on the other side with single cut edges.