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    Can anyone tell me how to get the edge burr on a scraper. I caught the last seconds of a woodworking show just as guy was taking a hair off a table top with a scraper after it had been varnished and dryed in and you could not see where the hair had been. That would have to be handy. I have tried many times and can't make a burr. Any ideas?
    Chuck D ???
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    September 13th

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    Re: Scraper edge

    Chuck;
    I have one of these and it works very well for wood turning scrapers . I would imagine it would work well for a small hand scraper as well. Perhaps you could check further into Lee Valley's site and see if they have a similar product dedicated to hand scrapers.
    http://www.leevalley.com/wood/page.a...ncy=1&SID=

    W.Y.

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      Re: Scraper edge

      Thanks Bill, I did find what I was looking for at that site. If anyone else wants one it is http://www.leevalley.com/wood/page.a...ncy=2&SID=
      The price really went down when I realized I was looking at Canadian Dollars and changed it. Thanks again for your help and I got to figure out those smileys you use...
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        Re: Scraper edge

        they get the burr (which is a slight rollover of the edge of the metal) with a steel rod called a burnisher.

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