A cabinet scraper (sometimes called a ‘card scraper’) is a woodworking tool used for shaping and finishing.Scrapers are arguably the most simple tool used in woodworking. Typically made of thin carbon steel like that used to make hand saws, they’re sharpened by creating a hook or burr on their edge. A cabinet scraper (sometimes called a ‘card scraper’) is a woodworking tool used for shaping and finishing.Scrapers are arguably the most simple tool used in woodworking. Typically made of thin carbon steel like that used to make hand saws, they’re sharpened by creating a hook or burr on their edge. The name ‘cabinet’ is used because scrapers are versatile and important tools for cabinet makers.Cabinet scrapers traditionally resemble a simple blade with no handle, but there are other, more complex designs available, which are explored further on.
There are Three Scrpers and esch have different shape Like Flat, Concave and Convex.
The rectangular scraper Cabinet Scraper 5″ is the most common and does a great result of smoothing flat surfaces.Cabinet Scraper A “must” for woodworkers! Made from high quality carbon steel, cold rolled, hardened and tempered, and with specially ground cutting edges. Ideal for smoothing hardwoods, removing paint and varnish etc. Flat Profile Cabinet Scraper. Size: 125 x 62mm (5 x 2 1/2in).
The Concave Convex Hollow has two long flat edges like the rectangular scraper, but each end had a radius. Wood Cabinet Scraper Concave Convex Hollow 140 x 50 x 0.8mm. UK Made. W3341 The Convex/concave scraper (2″ x 6″) can obviously be used at either end to fit hollows and rounds. It may also be used as a flat scraper along its parallel edge. The points at the concave end are ideal for scraping in narrow grooves.
The Gooseneck Cabinet Wood Scraper Woodworking Craft Tool All our Wood Scrapers are made in United Kingdom from Carbon Steel, with a hardness rating of RC40/42, 60 temper.steel temper varies from 9 – 20 which is dead soft, up to 85 which is very hard) This 60 temper rating gives our scrapers a better balance of holding a Sharper edge, being able to be resharpened, and with enough flex in the blade to give good tool control.
Sharpening a scraper is a simple process and can be done quickly.As with any other quality cutting tools made from high carbon steel, these scrapers require a bit of maintenance to prevent rusting. We recommend wiping your card scrapers clean and applying a light coat of oil before storing in a safe, dry place.