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Rasps and Microplanes

Rasps are often viewed as inferior to tools such as planes and chisels.  However there are times when working with seasoned wood, when you need to remove wood regardless of where the grain is running.  A good example is when fitting an axe head with a new handle; with a rasp, wood removal is easy to control in either small or large amounts and very accurately. The finish left by a rasp is normally rough so inevitably will require further sanding with something like Abranet
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