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  • Heavy-Duty Glue Scraper

    by Tim Johnson     Wednesday, February 25, 2009
    It's best to remove glue before it hardens, but sometimes that's not possible. When I face cement-hard glue, I pull out this robust scraper to bull my way through it. The blade is 1/8-in.-thick tempered steel, as tough as a chisel. There's...
  • Curved Scrapers

    by AW-Editor     Wednesday, September 3, 2008
    Sharpening Curved Scrapers Q. I'm struggling to get a good cutting edge on my concave card scraper. Any tips? A. Here's the inside scoop on those inside curves. It's a lot easier to get good results if you concentrate on creating a hook on...
  • Chairmaker’s Delight

    by AW-Editor     Thursday, May 8, 2008
    Imagine a spokeshave that never tears out the grain, no matter which direction you go, and you have the essence of this wonderful new tool, the Veritas Scraper Shave ($59). The Scraper Shave is a straight-handled spokeshave equipped with a scraper blade...