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Homemade File Cleaner


File Cleaner
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Glenn Wegman on chaski.org
DESCRIPTION:
Homemade file cleaner adapted from a putty knife by taping a strip of .050-.063" aluminum to the blade. Utilized as a scraper, the aluminum edge will conform to the file's grooves and push out any swarf present.
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Aug 29, 2013 4:02 PM
DIYer
I like this. On this site, I also came across a bamboo strip being used for the same purpose, but that material is not as readily available as an aluminum sheet.
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DIY File Cleaner - comment on how to build a File Cleaner - 1 comments
DIYer says:
Aug 29, 2013 4:02 PM
I like this. On this site, I also came across a bamboo strip being used for the same purpose, but that material is not as readily available as an aluminum sheet.

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