Cabinet scrapers are an invaluable tool for woodworkers who wish to put an exceptionally fine finish on wood without reference to grain direction or figure. They are able to also be used for removing traces of paint, varnish or distress marks on wood. These rectangular scrapers are made by the highly respected Clifton Tool Company of Sheffield England, the maker of the revered Clifton bench and shoulder planes. They’re the usual shape for scraping flat surfaces and their corners can be utilized for cleaning out tight spaces. These are custom made scrapers and are 3″ x 6″ and thinner than standard scrapers. Thicknesses are 0.010″ (.25 mm), 0.015″ (.38 mm), 0.20″ (.50 mm) and 0.025″ (.64 mm) providing excellent flexibility and keep watch over. They’re made of medium carbon steel with a hardness of 40/42 Rockwell C. This specification gives good edge retention whilst allowing the “spring” or “flex” in the blade which gives keep watch over of the tool. These scrapers may also be sharpened by polishing the square edges and then drawing out a fine hook with a burnisher. Every scraper is laser etched with its respective thickness.
Set of 4 scrapers 3″ x 6″ of varying thicknesses
Individual scrapers are thinner than standard scrapers at 0.010″ (.25 mm), 0.015″ (.38 mm), 0.20″ (.50 mm) and 0.025″ (.64 mm) giving excellent flexibility and keep watch over
Made by the highly respected Cifton Tool Co. of Sheffield England
Made of medium carbon steel with a hardness of 40/42 Rockwell C.
Excellent tool for putting a fine finish on wood