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Dragon Hand-cut Rasp

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Dragon Hand-cut Rasp Large, coarse

Large, coarse

Item # 4151
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$52.23

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Dragon Hand-cut Rasp Large, fine

Large, fine

Item # 4152
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$52.23

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Dragon Hand-cut Rasp Small, coarse

Small, coarse

Item # 4154
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$32.78

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Dragon Hand-cut Rasp Small, fine

Small, fine

Item # 4155
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$32.78

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Dragon Hand-cut Rasp Double-radius, coarse

Double-radius, coarse

Item # 4157
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$42.23

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Dragon Hand-cut Rasp Double-radius, fine

Double-radius, fine

Item # 4158
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$42.23

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Dragon Hand-cut Rasp

About This Item

Fast working, super-smooth cut.
Unequaled for neck shaping and contouring.

Dragon handcrafted steel rasps have become our first choice for quickly shaping instrument necks, solidbody guitar contours, custom jigs and clamping cauls.

Double-cut rasp has two different radii for quickly shaping a neck heel or the base of a peghead.

Dragon rasp teeth are individually hand-struck on both sides of each file, leaving a slightly random pattern that a machine-made rasp simply can't equal. This reduces chattering and "wandering," giving a smooth but aggressive cut.

Dragon rasps have the right shapes for contouring a variety of neck sizes.

Use the coarse rasp to quickly shape:
• Solidbody contours
• Necks and bridges
• Jigs and cauls

Follow with the fine rasp for:
• Final shaping
• Smoothing
• Softening corners

Large 10" long x 1-5/8" wide   (254mm x 41.28mm)
Small 6" long x 1-3/16" wide (152mm x 30.16mm)
Double-radius 7" long x 7/8" wide (178mm x 22.22mm)


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5.0

Get the large course and small fine

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I just got the page in, and rough shaped this neck very quickly, and the contour is ideal for shaping the heel. The smaller fine works great for smoothing, and has a nice shape too. Other hand cut rasps will likely cost twice as much as these. These are a beautiful case-hardened steel, and feel great in use. I use the small fine all the time, and I'm sure I'll find a lot of uses for the large, course file as well. Thanks to Stew Mac f making these available at a good price. Ace Hardwares size E handle fits the large great, and only costs a couple bucks at your local Ace store.
Doug S
Happy Dog Guitars

5.0

Great rasp for shaping necks etc

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Already had one of these and love it. Got this one for a friend who is building banjos.

5.0

Works really well.

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I use this for roughing in body contours and some neck work. I bought a cheap-o version off amazon at first. That was a waste. This thing does a great job and stays sharp a long time if you keep it clean. Worth every cent.

5.0

Another great tool

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Love them, all you said they would be. Would love to see a set that cuts in reverse. Thanks again.

5.0

Just go ahead and buy he the smaller set

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No regrets. They carve fast and super consistent. Not overly aggressive like the Irwin rasp.

5.0

"My Pet Dragon's" - Dragon Hand-cut Rasps

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In a word, wow! As with most luthiers, I hand shape all my guitar necks, tedious but rewarding. My former "go to" rasp probably should have been retired long ago. A recent neck of African mahogany (stringy stuff) prompted me to make a change. So it was with some trepidation, I purchased an assortment of the Dragon Hand-Cut Rasps. They do everything that they are supposed to do and more. Use the large to get busy roughing out shapes and transition to a fine as you close in on that perfect shape. The smalls work great around the heel area and the larges work well on the straightaways. Great tool, good investment!

5.0

Fantastic!!!!!!!!!!

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I bought the large coarse file for neck work. I can not believe how well this thing works. Something tells me I will end up with all of them. Well worth the money..

5.0

Horrmony in Motion

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The 10 inch Fine Dragon Hand cut Rasp is a phenomenal rasp; a serious "go to" tool for me. I've used the rasp on hard rock maple, ebony, rosewood and poplar; all with outstanding results. Shaping a neck is work, leveling an ebony bass fretboard is work and your gonna sweat. This rasp makes the sweating work rewarding. I would totally recommend this one.

5.0

Great tool

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Removes wood fast but very controlled. The teeth are close to each other and randomly spaced so you don't get the scoring like a regular rasp.

5.0

Great quality Rasp

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I bought the large coarse rasp . Cuts smoothly and efficiently.I will buy more of these. I carved out the handle in the photo with the rasp. Online I found a video of someone heating the tapered tang with a blow torch and inserting it in the handle's round drilled hole. With a small hole drilled on the side to allow the smoke to escape, I could push the heated tang 3/8" deeper than where it would sit unheated. Fits snugly.

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