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riffler

(ˈrɪflə)
n
(Tools) a file with a curved face for filing concave surfaces
[C18: from French rifloir, from rifler to scratch]
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From the 1760s onwards, patrons gathered at his atelier to pore over drawings and prototypes, while his small staff of artisans used acid baths, mercury, and wonderfully named tools like rifflers, burins, and planishers, to turn rough alloy castings into shimmering sculptures with details as fine as dimples on goddesses' chins.
Rasps, rifflers, plastic spoons and knives (anything suitable for carving)