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Dragon Hand-cut Rasp

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

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Dragon Hand-cut Rasp
  Item# Description In stock Price Quantity
4151 Large, coarse Yes

4152 Large, fine Yes

4153 Both large rasps SAVE $8.75 Yes

4154 Small, coarse Yes

4155 Small, fine Yes

4156 Both small rasps SAVE $5.50 Yes

4157 Double-radius, coarse Yes

4158 Double-radius, fine Yes

4159 Both double-radius rasps SAVE $7.00 Yes

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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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Dragon Hand-cut Rasp
Dragon Hand-cut Rasp
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5 8-24-2013
Effective tools!

I like the small double radius rasps a lot! Thanks for a great tool!

Janne K  Oulu, Finland Read my reviews (3)
5 6-10-2013
Perfect and fun to use

This is my first guitar build, and really one of my first woodworking projects. I quickly found I loved carving the neck. I used the small size coarse and the double radius fine, which worked great. A lot of elbow grease and sanding, and the neck is coming along great. These rasps cut well and were pretty easy to use. Made the neck carving process very enjoyable. Best part of the build.

Andrew H.  South Carolina, USA Read my reviews (44)
5 4-26-2013
Pride of Ownership

Never thought that I could take pride in a utilitarian item such as a rasp, but the rasps I received changed my mind. These are excellent, well-made tools that perform very well. thanks

Cameron Petersen  West Jordan, Utah Read my reviews (3)
5 4-18-2013

Can't speak for the large ones but the small ones work excelent!!! Not too agressive. Just the perfect balance of material removal with minimal effort. Must buy for neck shaping.

Smitty Lange  Erath, LA Read my reviews (4)
5 4-11-2013
The best

This is the best rasp I ever used!!!!! Excellent!!!!

Paisiosnikos  Greece
5 3-20-2013

Ideal size for smaller instruments such as mandolin. Hand struck means better control and no chatter.

Fleer  Imperial, Mo. Read my reviews (29)
5 3-04-2013
Double Radius Rasps - Great!

I was a bit skeptical since I treated myself to Auriou flat combination rasps a year ago. Auriou rasps are excellent. I had no idea what a fine hand-made rasp could be like. They're nothing like the hardware store rasps I have. While the fit and finish of the Dragon rasps are not as fine as the Auriou, they are five-star worthy based on the price and usability. They cut very nicely and the two radii on each make them very useful in finessing braces and other work. Get Aurious if you can afford them, but you won't regret buying the Dragons.

JRC  Manheim,PA
5 2-15-2013
Great tools

Awesome rasps!

SARC  FL, USA Read my reviews (4)
5 2-09-2013
Double radius coarse

Never expected the performance this rasp delivers. Aggressive but not gouging like others. Cuts smooth and efficient. Thought it pricy, but a solid investment!

KColeman  Albuq, NM Read my reviews (6)
5 11-23-2012
A tool well worth the high price

I never thought I'd be nuts enough to pay $52 for a rasp. After using the 10-inch coarse model I'd probably pay double that if I had to replace it. The difference between using the Dragon and regular rasp is night and day. The 10-inch is phenomenal for rounding necks, but to be honest the smaller version would work just as well. I'm probably going to invest in a coarse and fine version in the smaller size. A plastic or wooden handle would be nice, but you can easily make/modify one that fits. I simply drilled out an old plastic handle from a cheap rasp and tapped it securely to the Dragon's existing handle. Took 5 minutes.

Marr's Guitars  Butler, MO
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