Cabinet scrapers is article about Hand Tools bookmarked by scott with ID 1973909539 was uploaded on 05-02-2019 and has been viewed 257,426 times.
Synopsis: Monroe Robinson worked on a dining table for three months — it seated 18 people and was 13-1/2 ft.long by 5 ft.wide.The last thing he wanted was a flaw in the top.To smooth it, he had to work with a cabinet scraper.
The repair took 16 hours, but there was no chipping, gouging or tearout, and he didn't use a single sheet of sandpaper.Robinson talks about which models are still being made.The bevel angle isn't critical; but a well-prepared blade is.
He talks about how to prepare and use a No.80 scraper and variable-angle cabinet scrapers, and he troubleshoots why the variable-edge scrapers might be working poorly.He offers tips on scraping a large surface, as he did, and about how an extended body on the scraper helps.
Side information deals with modifying an antique Stanley No.12-1/2 to be like a…...