Hand Tools

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Re: Tapered reamer
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Re: Tapered reamer ()

David Weaver
I'll grind one or a couple out of files at some point and reharden and temper them so they don't just snap. For some reason, they're still a little brittle if just tempered. It may be that they harden so poorly - need a really fast transition from critical to very cool) that I can't actually harden the core of chisels or files, and then what's left is reasonably tough. That's actually not a bad outcome.

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