single-cut file


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single-cut file

n
(Tools) a file with teeth in one direction only: used for filing soft material
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Then I moved on to the frame, where I used a single-cut file to draw file the flat sections and the 80-grit cloth backed with dowels of different diameters to match the contours of the rounded sections.
These teeth remove metal faster, but don't leave the smooth edge that a single-cut file will, so you might want to finish with the single-cut file.
long, single-cut file (around $8) is a good all-around sharpening file.