Grobet American Pattern Files - Hand (Parallel)

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Similar to flat files but tapered in thickness only with one safe edge. This uncut edge allows one surface to be filed without damaging an adjoining surface. Made in China.

For jobs that do not require the accuracy of Swiss Pattern Precision Files, American Pattern Files will provide the best results. Lengths given are length of cut only, exclusive of tangs.

Grobet American Pattern Files

Hand (Parallel)

Length of Cut Width x Thickness (in) Cut Item #
6" 5/8" x 5/32" Smooth 770-0639
8" 25/32" x 7/32" Bastard 770-0837
Second 770-0838
Smooth 770-0839
10" 31/32" x 1/4" Bastard 770-1037
Second 770-1038
Smooth 770-1039

The cut of the file refers to how fine its teeth are. They are defined as, from roughest to smoothest: bastard, second, and smooth.

Comparison of Cuts:
American Bastard Cut — is equivalent to — Swiss 00 Cut
American Second Cut — is equivalent to — Swiss 0 Cut
American Smooth Cut — is equivalent to — Swiss 2 Cut
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