A versatile fine toothed rasp that removes material gently, with great control and finesse, leaving a fine surface that requires minimal scraping or sanding.
The halfround No.7 is a real 'in the zone' tool, blending out facets and fairing curves, removing tiny amounts of material to precisely define the shape you want to end up with.
Each Workshop Heaven hand stitched rasp begins life as a forged and annealed blank of high carbon tool steel is carefully ground and 'fined' to a smooth surface before being strapped to a soft anvil to have their teeth individually raised or 'stitched' one by one with a special punch and a curved file makers hammer.
The handles are turned from English walnut with brass ferrules to a 200 year old Holtzapffel pattern, individually fitted and set by hand for a comfortable, elegant and secure grip.
- Shoulder to tip: 150mm
- Overall length: 290mm approx
- Face width: 16mm
- Thickness: 5mm
- Coarseness: 70 teeth per square cm (fine)
In order to keep your rasps clean and free from corrosion we recommend removing any clogging from the surface with a stiff bristled brush and applying a few drops of metalguard ultra liquid corrosion inhibitor after each use. Store your rasps in such a way that they cannot touch or rub against each other.