Special float for finishing wooden plane bodies. Rectangular maple handle.
The term »float« for an extra-coarse single-cut file goes back to the 19th century. Formerly developed for making wooden plane bodies, they are now also used for surfaces that are difficult to work on in cabinetmaking. A hardness of 52 HRC allows resharpening by hand. Use:
For hard materials and end grain
For making wooden plane bodies
For finishing mortises
Creates smooth surfaces
Controlled removal of material allows precise working