A local hardware centre is a large shop with a very wide range of
products so I went there to buy some new blades for my Skarsten
scrapers. They did not have any, so I thought that I would ask my
computer. Even it could only find one supplier on ebay. What do people
use instead these days?
Depends on what you are using it for. For aggressive scraping to remove
dried glue etc, then the carbide scrapers are pretty good. e.g:
For wood prep, then there is much to be said for a traditional cabinet
Thank you for your help. I am trying to remove old and cracked varnish
from external window and door frames. I will try both of those.
I did wonder about trying to use aluminium oxide triangular bits for a
multitool, but they may get clogged up to quickly.
Googling "Skarsten blades" finds lots of hits, just beware that there
are a lot of different ones. Skarsten made a big rang of scrapers over
the years. I still have a few (an uncle of mine was company secretary
for them for many years).
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