Hand Scraping, Chipping,

 and Filing Metal

If there was ever one area that can demonstrate the skill of the craftsman is if working metal with simple hand tools to incredible accuracy.

This small book shows the craftsman how to perform these increasingly hard to find techniques.  

You will not only learn how to use the tools, but also how to sharpen and maintain them for the best performance.

Heavily illustrated text shows the specifics of these techniques as well as the subtle little tips that make all the difference between a skillfully executed job, and a hacked up piece of metal.

 

 

   

Table Of Contents
CHIPPING
Chisels .................................................... 1
Cutting Edge of Chisel ........................... 2
How to Grind a Cold Chisel ................... 3
Chipping ................................................. 4
How to Chip ........................................... 5
FILING
Characteristics of Files ........................... 6
Classification of Styles and Cuts ............. 7
File Handles ............................................. 8
Convexity of Files .................................... 8
Height of Work ......................................... 9
Choice of File ........................................... 10
Cleaning File ............................................ 10
Correct Filing Position and Technique ..... 11
Draw Filing ............................................... 14
Rough Filing ............................................. 14
Testing Work ............................................. 13
Rounding a Corner ................................... 13
Polishing ................................................... 13
SCRAPING
Hand Scraping ......................................... 15
Testing Plane Surfaces ............................ 15
Scraping for Finish Only ........................... 16
Suggestions for Scraping ........................ 17

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