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The scraper. How to sharpen and use the scraper (cabinet scraper).
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Sep 1985 (v.1#3) pg. 48

Tip: Use single edge razor blades in place of a cabinet scraper.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Summer 1987 (v.3#2) pg. 25

Surfacing with a scraper. Selecting and using hand scrapers, cabinet scrapers, and glass scrapers. Includes instructions on sharpening scraper blades.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Jul-Aug 1989 (v.5#4) pg. 40
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER Nov-Dec 1989 (v.5#6) pg. 4

Scraper is made from a piece of glass and a pair of rubber boot heels.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #14 May-Jun 1990 pg. 8

Use a router bit as a miniature hand scraper to clean up minor imperfections.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #17 Nov-Dec 1990 pg. 10

Making and using a scratch stock to form small decorative moldings.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #19 Mar-Apr 1991 pg. 62

Pieces of window glass fitted with slotted wooden handles make excellent cabinet scrapers.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #28 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 16

Scrapers. A guide to the different varieties, their use, and instructions on sharpening and burnishing.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #30 Jan-Feb 1993 pg. 30

Making and using a scratch stock to form custom shapes that a router or shaper can't match.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #37 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 67

Improved profile for scraper blades is easier on your hands.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #43 Feb 1995 pg. 26

The scraper (hand scraper, cabinet scraper). Choosing, sharpening and using the scraper are detailed.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #47 Oct 1995 pg. 34
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #50 Feb 1996 pg. 6

Edge tools. Essential hand tools that every shop should have. A guide to planes, scrapers, handsaws, chisels, and spokeshaves.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #48 1996 Tool Buyer's Guide pg. 4

Forming a raised bead on a scalloped edge.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #50 Feb 1996 pg. 22

Tip suggests turning dull Japanese saw blades into scrapers.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #64 Feb 1998 pg. 32

Scratch stock. Make this old-fashioned hand tool for cutting decorative moldings which a router can't handle. Cutters are made from old handsaw blades.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #75 Oct 1999 pg. 50

Simple beading tool is made from a sharpened screw and a block of hardwood.
BOAT JOURNAL #77 Feb-Mar 1991 pg. 46

The charming quirk bead. How to cut this unique rounded profile using a bull-nose router bit.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Nov 2000 (v.24#2) pg. 16

Keeping tools sharp. Part 3. Sharpening drill bits and cabinet scrapers.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1981 (v.5#2) pg. 44

Scrapers. What is available and how to sharpen and use them.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1983 (v.6#11) pg. 21

Scratch beader is made from a scrap of hardwood and a rectangle of steel from an old saw blade or cabinet scraper.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1986 (v.9#8) pg. 70

Woodworking scrapers. Tips on using and sharpening them.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1986 (v.9#9) pg. 18

Beading tool is made from a block of wood and a sharpened wood screw. Used to cut a decorative rounded bead along the edge of a board.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1987 (v.11#3) pg. 63

Cabinet scraper. How to sharpen and use a hand-held scraper.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1989 (v.13#2) pg. 8

Shop-built scratch tool for cutting fine details into wood. How to make the wooden holder with adjustable fence. How to make your own steel cutters.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1994 (v.17#11) pg. 15

How to make a scratch stock tool for making short lengths of molding, especially when duplicating antique edges or molding.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #339 Jun 1993 (v.43#6) pg. 16

Tip shows how to turn a flat cabinet scraper into a glue-bead scraper.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #365 Feb 1996 (v.46#2) pg. 16

How to sharpen and use a cabinet scraper.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #397 Apr 1999 (v.49#4) pg. 28

Tip: Make a simple beading tool from a flathead wood screw and a piece of wood.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #21 Jun-Jul 1984 pg. 18

How to sharpen and use cabinet scrapers is described and illustrated.
FINE WOODWORKING #6 Spring 1977 pg. 29

Microscope slides work well as scrapers, particularly in tight quarters.
FINE WOODWORKING #10 Spring 1978 pg. 20

Scratch beaders. Simple tool makes intricate moldings. Can substitute for router or molding plane.
FINE WOODWORKING #11 Summer 1978 pg. 60

Simple scraper thicknesser is used to make sure that veneer strips are all the same thickness. Each strip is pulled underneath a scraper blade which is clamped at the desired height above the "bed" of this simple jig.
FINE WOODWORKING #12 Sep 1978 pg. 18

Tip: Use a cabinet scraper to remove tiny ridges left on wood by a jointer or planer.
FINE WOODWORKING #13 Nov 1978 pg. 13

Make your own cabinet scrapers, in special shapes and sizes, from the blades of old (or cheap) handsaws.
FINE WOODWORKING #13 Nov 1978 pg. 13

Triangular scraper (graunching tool) is used for deburring metal, enlarging holes, scraping glue or paint from hard to reach places, etc. Made from an old triangular file.
FINE WOODWORKING #23 Jul-Aug 1980 pg. 14

Tip: Use a curved cabinet scraper for the final shaping of bowls and other faceplate turnings.
FINE WOODWORKING #26 Jan-Feb 1981 pg. 26

Tip: Make cabinet scrapers from sections of 1-in. or wider band saw blades.
FINE WOODWORKING #30 Sep-Oct 1981 pg. 20

Use a leather edger to break the sharp, hard corners on straight or curved boards. Shows how to make your own edger.
FINE WOODWORKING #31 Nov-Dec 1981 pg. 24

Homemade scraper plane. Simple wooden plane holds a cabinet scraper blade.
FINE WOODWORKING #36 Sep-Oct 1982 pg. 18

Make a double scratch stock for use when scraping against the grain.
FINE WOODWORKING #49 Nov-Dec 1984 pg. 10

Make a hook scraper, also called a floorman's scraper, an efficient tool to smooth large surfaces.
FINE WOODWORKING #49 Nov-Dec 1984 pg. 67

Making and modifying small cutting tools (molding cutter, router bit, or shaped lathe tool) to make those unique profile cuts.
FINE WOODWORKING #50 Jan-Feb 1985 pg. 73

The scraper. How to sharpen and use cabinet scrapers.
FINE WOODWORKING #58 May-Jun 1986 pg. 59

Tip: Use a suction cup to hold plane and scraper blades while hand-lapping (flattening).
FINE WOODWORKING #69 Mar-Apr 1988 pg. 8

Make a cabinet scraper from an old knife for use in tight places.
FINE WOODWORKING #71 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 10

Souped-up scraper. How to sharpen, adjust and use a metal-body style scraper with spokeshave-like handles (like the Stanley No. 80).
FINE WOODWORKING #74 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 62

Correct method for burnishing the edge of a cabinet scraper.
FINE WOODWORKING #77 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 20

Tip to prevent fingertip burns from a cabinet scraper.
FINE WOODWORKING #81 Mar-Apr 1990 pg. 20

Tip on making custom-shaped blades for a shop built scraper plane from paint scraper blades.
FINE WOODWORKING #92 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 16

Tip on using the tang on a saber saw blade as a scratch-stock blade for rounded profiles.
FINE WOODWORKING #97 Nov-Dec 1992 pg. 20

Simple tools can reproduce most moldings. Scratch stocks are quick and easy to make and use.
FINE WOODWORKING #109 Nov-Dec 1994 pg. 86

Tip on making stiff scrapers from old planer or jointer knives.
FINE WOODWORKING #116 Jan-Feb 1996 pg. 16

The buckhorn scraper. Smooth any contour with wooden-bodied scrapers made for the job at hand.
FINE WOODWORKING #118 May-Jun 1996 pg. 51

Cabinet scrapers. How to use both fixed-angle and variable-angle scrapers. Includes tip on construction of an extended body for use with a Stanley No. 12 (or 12-1/2) scraper.
FINE WOODWORKING #123 Mar-Apr 1997 pg. 82

Making small scrapers from old tool steel (such as handsaws).
FINE WOODWORKING #124 May-Jun 1997 pg. 74

Soften hard edges with a side bead. How to make this classic detail using a beading tool, beading plane, a router or a shop made scratch stock.
FINE WOODWORKING #134 Jan-Feb 1999 pg. 40
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #136 May-Jun 1999 pg. 92 (Bead-mitering jig)

Cabinetmaking technique. Selecting, using and sharpening cabinet scrapers.
FURNITURE #2 1993 pg. 20
Added Info FURNITURE #3 1993 pg. 7
Added Info FURNITURE #4 1993 pg. 7

Smoothing with scrapers. How to sharpen and use a hand scraper (cabinet scraper).
HOME MECHANIX #736 Aug 1989 (v.85) pg. 20

Simple tool for cutting grooves in the edges of shelves is made from wood and a wood screw. Can also be used as a marking gauge.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1989 (v.14#3) pg. 72

Homemade razor scraper is used to produce a glass-smooth finish on wood. Metal handle securely holds single- or double-edge razor blades.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #620 Jan 1980 (v.76) pg. 64

Make your own special purpose scrapers from spring steel. Useful for scraping in small places, like woodcarvings.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Aug 1977 (v.8#3) pg. 4

Tip on using stainless-steel spoons as form-fitting scrapers when stripping paint from woodwork.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1991 (v.19#4) pg. 14

Sharpening and using a square-edge scraper.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1965 (v.123#3) pg. 166

Scraper bits that are mounted in a vise and used for slimming or tapering rounds and dowels, rounding and chamfering edges or smoothing surfaces and squaring corners of metal, plastic, wood and bamboo.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1966 (v.126#4) pg. 192

Hand scraper tool uses interchangeable metal-lathe bits.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1972 (v.138#3) pg. 153

Homemade tool called a scratch stock. Using a blade made from a hacksaw blade, it is used to scrape a small bead along the edge of a table leg or apron.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1976 (v.145#4) pg. 204

How to use a burnishing tool to sharpen a cabinet scraper.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1982 (v.157#1) pg. 60

Build this hand scraper which uses pieces of old handsaws for the blade. Resharpening is lessened by having three cutting edges exposed for use.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1982 (v.158#6) pg. 95

Workshop minicourse. Using cabinet scrapers.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1984 (v.161#4) pg. 108

The cutting edge. Guide to sharpening hand woodworking tools. How to dress and clean your grinding wheels and stones. Shaping the bevel. Finish honing. Plane tune up. Sharpening scrapers.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1989 (v.166#11) pg. 107

Make a scraper for wood from glass strips (discarded by glass cutters) equipped with a handle.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #56 Sep 1990 (v.10#2) pg. 10

Cock bead finish on the edge of a board can be cut by a steel screw in scrap of wood so the screw acts like a small plane iron.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #91 Jul 1996 (v.16#3) pg. 13

Hand scrapers. Proper techniques for using and sharpening are illustrated.
SHOPNOTES #2 Mar 1992 (v.1) pg. 12

Scraper holder uses a thumbscrew to keep the scraper flexed into the correct arc.
SHOPNOTES #3 May 1992 (v.1) pg. 26

Shop-built plane holds a scraper at a consistent angle. Finger screw adjusts the amount of flex in the scraper. Pair of handles provide firm, comfortable grip.
SHOPNOTES #27 May 1996 (v.5) pg. 4

Making and using a scratch stock which features an adjustable guide fence, a bird's-eye maple handle and some decorative details.
SHOPNOTES #41 Sep 1998 (v.7) pg. 24, 16

Hand and cabinet scrapers. Tips on sharpening and using.
SPEAKER BUILDER 2/1995 [Mar 1995] (v.16#2) pg. 38

Tip on sharpening a scraper by clamping the file in the vise.
WOOD MAGAZINE #4 Apr 1985 (v.2#2) pg. 12

Tip: Clamp your scraper in a small handscrew when scraping near the edge of plastic lamimate. This will help prevent slipping and damaging the laminate surface.
WOOD MAGAZINE #11 Jun 1986 (v.3#3) pg. 12

Put a razor-sharp edge on your hand scraper.
WOOD MAGAZINE #26 Dec 1988 (v.5#6) pg. 66

Shop-built wood scraper features a large handle for comfortable use. The scraper blades are made from hacksaw blades.
WOOD MAGAZINE #28 Apr 1989 (v.6#2) pg. 68
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #31 Oct 1989 (v.6#5) pg. 11

How to sharpen and use a scraper to clean up cabinet face-frame joints or glued-up stock.
WOOD MAGAZINE #56 Nov 1992 (v.9#8) pg. 60

Simple scratch stock handle that lets you change blades easily.
WOOD MAGAZINE #72 Sep 1994 (v.11#6) pg. 4

Tip tells how to convert a utility knife blade into an extra-small scraper.
WOOD MAGAZINE #110 Dec 1998 (v.15#8) pg. 38

Tips on using shave hooks for scraping during wood carving.
WOODCARVING #29 Sep 1996 pg. 5

Tip on using old hacksaw blades for scrapers.
WOODCARVING #30 Oct 1996 pg. 5

Scrapers. How to select, make, sharpen and use a whole variety of form-fitting scrapers for removing paint or dirt, shaping wood, flattening wood, etc.
WOODENBOAT #90 Sep-Oct 1989 pg. 113

Sharpening a cabinet scraper blade.
WOODSMITH #14 Mar 1981 pg. 13

Tip: Use small pieces of freshly cut glass as cabinet scrapers.
WOODSMITH #17 Sep 1981 pg. 3

Hand scrapers. How to select, sharpen and use them. Includes a sharpening jig and step-by-step sharpening instructions.
WOODSMITH #39 May-Jun 1985 pg. 11

Tip: Handle for a cabinet scraper is easier on your hands.
WOODSMITH #45 Jun 1986 pg. 3

Cheap scraper. Make a "doctor blade" by mounting a single-edge razor blade in this wooden handle.
WOODSMITH #60 Dec 1988 pg. 3

Tip on converting used blades from Japanese hand saws into cabinet scrapers.
WOODSMITH #78 Dec 1991 pg. 5

How to convert a steel-bladed putty knife into an effective cabinet scraper.
WOODSMITH #79 Feb 1992 pg. 5

Tip suggests modifying a cabinet scraper to clean up profile shapes.
WOODSMITH #105 Jun 1996 (v.18) pg. 5

Scrapers and bunishers. French cabinetmaker secrets for preparing and maintaining scrapers.
WOODWORK #11 Fall 1991 pg. 54

An efficient scraper. Recycle a worn plane-iron and make a new tool by equipping it with a large wooden handle to form a user-made version of the Stanley handled scraper (circa 1920).
WOODWORK #19 Jan-Feb 1993 pg. 74

Tip on using corrugated fasteners as scraper blades.
WOODWORK #22 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 20

Tip on using strip magnets to keep your fingers cool when using a cabinet scraper.
WOODWORK #23 Sep-Oct 1993 pg. 12

Making a wood-body scraper plane.
WOODWORK #33 Jun 1995 pg. 38
Added Info WOODWORK #34 Aug 1995 pg. 8
Added Info WOODWORK #35 Oct 1995 pg. 4

How to use a No. 80 cabinet scraper.
WOODWORK #43 Feb 1997 pg. 42

How to make a chairmaker's scraper, an ideal tool for smoothing curved work.
WOODWORK #45 Jun 1997 pg. 51

Pattern for making a scratch stock. Used to cut grooves for inlaying 1/16" stringing.
WOODWORKER #1046 Jan 1981 (v.85) pg. 48

How to sharpen your own bits, drills and scrapers. Covers spur bits, centre bits, flat bits, and twist drills.
WOODWORKER #1073 Apr 1983 (v.87) pg. 230
Added Info WOODWORKER #1075 Jun 1983 (v.87) pg. 403

Tip: How to make miniature scrapers from hacksaw blades and use them on intricate woodcarvings.
WOODWORKER #1074 May 1983 (v.87) pg. 301

Make a scratch stock to cut grooves and moldings on curved surfaces or stopped moldings without difficulty.
WOODWORKER #1076 Jul 1983 (v.87) pg. 422

Scraping and scratching. Exploring the facinating world of scrapers. Making them, using them, and sharpening them.
WOODWORKER #1089 Aug 1984 (v.88) pg. 520

A home-made version of the Stanley no.66 Universal Two Handed Beader (circa 1886). It features interchangable cutters and an adjustable fence.
WOODWORKER #1112 Jul 1986 (v.90#7) pg. 575

Made a wooden handle to hold your cabinet scraper with just the right amount of curve.
WOODWORKER #1113 Aug 1986 (v.90#8) pg. 674

Tips on making a stratch-stock and cutters for cutting decorative moldings.
WOODWORKER Mar 1987 (v.91#3) pg. 237

Tool to cut inlay, banding, grooves, etc. May also be equipped with profile blades to cut small moldings.
WOODWORKER Jun 1987 (v.91#6) pg. 504
Correction WOODWORKER Sep 1987 (v.91#9) pg. 826

Simple holder for a scraper while you're sharpening or burnishing.
WOODWORKER Aug 1988 (v.92#8) pg. 707

Easy, inexpensive and accurate method of sharpening molding planes or scratch stocks.
WOODWORKER Sep 1988 (v.92#9) pg. 781

Convert an old plane iron to a scraper by fitting it with a wooden handle.
WOODWORKER May 1989 (v.93#5) pg. 441

Scraping the blade. Old handsaw blades make excellent cabinet scrapers. How to cut and shape this hard metal.
WOODWORKER Aug 1990 (v.94#8) pg. 795

Make a wooden spokeshave-style handle to grip a small cabinet scraper.
WOODWORKER Mar 1991 (v.95#3) pg. 319

Simple wooden holder for cabinet scraper keeps it curved the correct amount during use.
WOODWORKER Jul 1992 (v.96#7) pg. 80

Reflections on glass. Part 2. Making scratch tools for the production of glazing beads.
WOODWORKER Jul 1992 (v.96#7) pg. 84

Tip on modifying a lightweight plough plane to accept standard beading cutters.
WOODWORKER Sep 1992 (v.96#9) pg. 82

Make cheap cabinet scrapers from pieces of band saw blade fitted with a wooden handle.
WOODWORKER Aug 1993 (v.97#8) pg. 29

Make a simple scratch stock to form small half-round (or other shapes) of hard wood beading. Uses a hacksaw blade ground to shape as the cutter blade.
WOODWORKER Feb 1994 (v.98#2) pg. 91
Added Info WOODWORKER Oct 1994 (v.98#10) pg. 102

Improvised tools. Making a marking knife, keyhole saw, bradawl, beading plane, and dovetail-trimming chisel.
WOODWORKER May 1994 (v.98#5) pg. 80

Tip: Make your own bead forming tool from a flat head screw and a piece of dowel.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1977 (v.1#6) pg. 16

Easy-to-make beading tool from an old hacksaw blade and a scrap block of wood.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1982 (v.6#1) pg. 38

The beginning woodworker. Cabinet scrapers and how to use them.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1982 (v.6#4) pg. 16
Added Info WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1984 (v.8#1) pg. 6

Tip: Make custom scrapers from old band saw blades and split dowels.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1984 (v.8#2) pg. 58

Making specialty moldings with the table saw and scratch beader.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1984 (v.8#5) pg. 23

Tip: Use an office supply "binding slide" to protect your hands from cuts when using a cabinet scraper for long periods of time.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1986 (v.10#4) pg. 55

Use and sharpening of the hand scraper.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1988 (v.12#2) pg. 14

Taming the hand scraper. Advice on selecting, sharpening and using a scraper.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1993 (v.17#3) pg. 17

Simple jig keeps a cabinet scraper bent the correct amount for use.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1993 (v.17#4) pg. 16

Mastering the cabinet scraper. How to use and how to sharpen.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1995 (v.19#1) pg. 14

Make a simple holder for a cabinet scraper from two dowels and a thin piece of plywood.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1998 (v.22#6) pg. 10

How to sharpen a cabinet scraper.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1968 (v.24#4) pg. 64

Shop tip shows how to make a corner-rounding scraper from a piece of hacksaw blade.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1976 (v.32#4) pg. 45

How to make a handy scraper by fitting old utility knife blades to a wooden handle.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1978 (v.34#4) pg. 9

Convert an adjustable marking gauge into a scratch stock.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1983 (v.39#2) pg. 77

Convert a hand plane into a scraper by regrinding the front edge of a spare plane iron.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1990 (v.46#2) pg. 10

An introduction to hand scrapers, their use and how to sharpen them.
WORKBENCH Dec 1995-Jan 1996 (v.51#6) pg. 44