surform tool

surform tool

A cutting tool used for shaping and trimming wood; shaped either like a large, coarse, flat file or like a large, coarse, round file; has hundreds of sharp cutting teeth, pitched at an angle of about 45°, which take off wood like a plane, the chips passing through holes in the top of the tool.
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Smooth rough edges on cut ends with a Surform tool to ensure tight joints.
Cut off overfill with a sharp saw or rasp it off with a Surform tool.
Cut out the curve with a jigsaw, finishing the end of the cut with a coping saw if necessary, and smooth the cut edge of the boards with a rasp or Surform tool (Photo 13).
I believe the term is "hogging out the wood." I then alternately used chisels, rasps and surform tools to cut the new cove (ogee) which runs down to the shadow line.
I use hand planes and surform tools to waste off the excess down close to proper shape, then use 80 grit cloth backed sandpaper to the proper final shape.
I believe the term is "hogging out the wood." Once I had the project started I alternately used chisels, rasps and SurForm tools to cut the new cove which runs down to the shadow line.