NICHOLSON Half Round File (Bastard) 4" •BUILDMATE•
Nicholson Half Round File (Bastard) 4" •BUILDMATE•
►File Type: Half Round
►Length (Inch): 4
►Coarseness/Cut: Bastard Cut
►Cut Type: Single, Double
►Overall Width/Diameter (Inch): 23/64
►Overall Thickness (Inch): 9/64
►Tang or Handle: Tang
►Length of Cut (Inch): 4
►Half round files are used for rounding out holes and filing concave, convex and flat surfaces. These files are rounded on one side and flat on the other.
►Bastard cut files are the coarsest files and have the fewest teeth per inch. They are used for heavy stock removal.
►Single cut files consist of one set of parallel, diagonal teeth extended across the face of the file. They are used for sharpening or to produce a smooth finish. Double cut files consist of two sets of teeth crisscrossing each other at opposite angles. They are used for heavy stock removal.
►A tang is the tapered end of the file that can either be used to hold the file or inserted it into an optional