Cabinetmaker's Scrapers - Fine Woodworking Tool Review
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Cabinetmaker's Scrapers

Auriou - Cabinetmaker's Scrapers

This set of scrapers is off market. The Auriou company stopped manufacturing in October 2007.

$229 for 8-piece set (As of 2/1/2006)

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Editor's Review:

by Philip C. Lowe

review date: February 1, 2006

The eight-piece set of Auriou cabinetmaker's scrapers, which comes with a micro-burnisher, fits a wide variety of moldings made by both older molding planes and newer router bits. The African rosewood handles fit comfortably in hand. The flattened profile and oval ferrule prevent the scrapers from rolling off the bench and allow them to be held in a vise for burnishing the edges. Beware: Turning the burr on some of the smaller profiles takes some concentration.

At $229 for the set (, with smaller sets available, these tools might be a luxury purchase for some woodworkers, but well worth it for those who can afford it.

Phillip Lowe teaches woodworking in Beverly, Mass. (

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