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Scrapers


Scraper Blades 7-piece SET

7 piece set of small scraper blades made of Swedish steel, assorted shapes.
Thickness 0.4 mm, from 27 x 45mm to 50 x 110 mm in size.

Model

Description

Price

 
Item #80-500 Scraper Blades - 7-piece SET $45.00
Standard Scraper Blades

Sandard Scraper Blade, 120x44x0.4mm

2-piece standard scraper set; one straight, one round. Thickness 0.4mm.

Model

Description

Price

 
Item #80-530 Standard Scraper Blade - 120x44x0.4mm $15.00
Wide Scraper Blades
Wide Scraper Blades, 150x55x1mm

Model

Description

Price

 
Item #80-535 Wide Scraper Blade - Retangular, 150x55x1mm $12.00
Item #80-536 Wide Scraper Blade - Curved, 150x55x1mm $12.00
Shaped Scraper Blade SET

Shaped Scraper Blades, 5-piece SET

Thickness (from left to right) : 0.4mm, 0.4mm, 0.4mm, 0.2mm, 0.2mm

Model

Description

Price

 
Item #80-538 Shaped Scraper Blades - 5-piece SET $30.00
Kisage Scraping Hook

Kisage Scraping Hook

Japanese traditional tool for scraping. Excellent for scraping bottom of bridge feet.

Model

Description

Price

 
Item #80-650 Kisage Scraping Hook - 15mm $24.00

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Peg and Endpin Reamers for Violin, Viola, Cello, & Bass

More peg reamers/shapers on our Herdim tool page.

Peg/Endpin Reamer - Made in USA #80-561 - 8x4mm #80-563 - 10x5.5mm #80-5636 - Spiral

Violin & Viola Peg/Endpin Reamers - Made in USA

For enlarging the holes for the pegs and endpins of violins and violas with the correct 1:30 taper.

Model

Description

Price

 
Item #80-561 Violin/Viola Reamer - 8x4mm $80.00
Item #80-563 Violin/Viola Reamer - 10x5.5mm $70.00
Item #80-5636 Violin/Viola Reamer - Spiral $89.00
Cello Peg Reamer - Made in USA #80-564 - 16.5x8mm #80-5646 - Spiral #80-569 - 27x15mm

Cello Peg & Endpin Reamers - Made in USA

For enlarging the holes for the pegs and endpins of cellos with the correct 1:25 taper.

Model

Description

Price

 
Item #80-564 Cello Peg Reamer - 16.5x8mm $150.00
Item #80-5646 Cello Peg Reamer - Spiral, 16.5x8mm $180.00
Item #80-569 Cello Endpin Reamer - 27x15mm $230.00

Bass Endpin Reamer - Made in USA
  • Blade 22cm long
  • 36mm (wide end) 23mm (narrow end)

Model

Description

Price

 
Item #80-571 Bass Endpin Reamer - 36x23mm $475.00

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Peg Shavers for Violin, Viola, & Cello

Adjustable Peg Shaver for Violin/Viola

Adjustable Peg Shaver for Violin/Viola

Will cut any thickness peg from a 1/4 violin to viola. The original peg shaver adjustable to any taper. Machined aluminum. Spare blades available.

Model

Description

Price

 
Item #80-566 Adjustable Peg Shaver - Violin/Viola $92.00
Item #80-5665 Adjustable Peg Shaver - Replacement blade for #80-566 $17.25
Adjustable Peg Shaver for Cello

Adjustable Peg Shaver for Cello

The Original shaper adjustable to any taper. Set at standard cello taper of 1:25. Spare blades available.

Model

Description

Price

 
Item #80-566C Adjustable Peg Shaver - Cello $130.00
Item #80-5666 Adjustable Peg Shaver - Replacement blade for #80-566C $26.00

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Scribes & Picks for Purfling
Violin Maker Derek Roberts illustrates the process of inlaying purfling.

IBEX Purfling Groove Cutter

IBEX Purfling Groove Cutter

Brass with hardwood handle, adjustable depth. Includes one set of highest quality blades.
Suitable for violin, viola, cello and guitar.

Designed by Irving Sloane.

Model

Description

Price

 
Item #80-567 IBEX Purfling Groove Cutter $77.00
Item #80-5675 Replacement Blade for #80-567 $19.00
Prufling Groove Cleaner

Prufling Groove Cleaner - Made in USA

Stainless steel blade with a wood handle for cleaning wood chips out of purfling channel.

Model

Description

Price

 
Item #80-568 Purfling Groove Cleaner $14.00
MACH Purfling Groove Cutter

MACH Purfling Groove Cutter - Made in Canada

Purfling scribe with wooden handle, and cylindrical guide.
This model offers lots of ajustability and is very comfortable to use and easy to control.
Suitable for violin, viola, cello and bass.

Model

Description

Price

 
Item #80-5M1 MACH Purfling Groove Cutter $61.00
Item #80-5M1.X Replacement Blade for #80-5M1 $33.00

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Quality Knives & Replacement Blades for Luthiers

Pfeil Swiss Knives Pfeil Swiss Blades

Pfeil Swiss Knives & Blades

Pfeil Knives with Swiss made blades that are tapered on both sides. Rosewood handles with secure one-screw fastener for easy replacement of blades (Has blade hardness rating of 60RC).

Model

Description

Size

Price

 
Item #8D-594H Pfeil Swiss Knife, with Rosewood Handle $30.50 Out of Stock
Item #8D-5940 Replacement Blades for Pfeil Swiss Knives $18.50
Kogatana Knife SET Kogatana Knife SET Kogatana Blades

Kogatana Knives & Blades - Made in Japan

6-piece mini knife set with roll-up bag. Easy to handle and versatile for small work such as cutting bridges. Made from quality hand-forged Japanese steel.

Blade selection: Pointed Right, Pointed Left, Right, Left, Double bevel, Chisel type.

These 3-layer laminated construction makes it easier to re-sharpen, remains sharpened longer and provides wear resistance (Has blade hardness rating of 58RC).

Model

Description

Size

Price

 
Item #80-599 Kogatana Knives - 6-piece SET (Inquire Availability) $125.00
Item #8D-5960 Kogatana Standard Knife Blades $22.00
Kiridashi Knife Blades Kiridashi Knife Handles

Kiridashi Knife Blades & Handles - Made in Japan - NEW!!

Model

Description

Size

Price

 
Item #80-595 Kiridashi Knife Blades - Double Bevel $16.00
Item #80-595H Kiridashi Knife Blades, with Handle - Double Bevel $30.00
Item #80-595L Kiridashi Knife Blades - Left Bevel $24.00
Item #80-595R Kiridashi Knife Blades - Right Bevel $24.00
Item #80-591 Kiridashi Knife Wooden Handles $14.00
Goldsteel Knives Goldsteel Blades

Goldsteel Knives & Blades

Traditional German steel knives, probably the most popular in violin shops. Double-beveled.

Model

Description

Price

 
Item #80-59H.06 Goldsteel Knife with Handle - 6mm $54.60
Item #80-59H.08 Goldsteel Knife with Handle - 8mm $54.60
Item #80-59H.10 Goldsteel Knife with Handle - 10mm $56.70
Item #80-59H.12 Goldsteel Knife with Handle - 12mm $58.80
Item #80-59H.15 Goldsteel Knife with Handle - 15mm $60.90 Out of Stock
Item #80-59H.18 Goldsteel Knife with Handle - 18mm $63.00
Item #80-590.04 Goldsteel Knife Blade - 4mm $36.75
Item #80-590.06 Goldsteel Knife Blade - 6mm $36.75
Item #80-590.08 Goldsteel Knife Blade - 8mm $35.70
Item #80-590.10 Goldsteel Knife Blade - 10mm $35.70
Item #80-590.12 Goldsteel Knife Blade - 12mm $39.90
Item #80-590.15 Goldsteel Knife Blade - 15mm $42.00
Item #80-590.18 Goldsteel Knife Blade - 18mm $44.10

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Quality Saws

Hosco Saws #80-205 - Pegbox #80-210 - Flush Cut #80-230 - Superfine, 0.3p #80-231 - Superfine, 0.9p #80-235 #80-236 #80-240 - Bracing Saw
Quality HOSCO Saws - Made in Japan

Model

Description

Price

 
Item #80-205 Violin Pegbox Saw - 0.4x70mm $24.00
Item #80-210 Flush Cut Saw - 0.4x120mm $24.00
Item #80-230 Superfine Saw - 0.1mm, 0.3p $36.00
Item #80-231 Superfine Saw - 0.1mm, 0.6p $35.00
Item #80-235 Fine Cut Saw - 0.2x120mm, 0.9p $20.00
Item #80-236 Fine Cut Saw - 0.3x160mm, 0.9p $24.00 Out of Stock
Item #80-240 Bracing Saw - 0.2x66mm $25.00
Hosco Saws

Handiwork Backsaw, Wood
  • Blade length 150mm
  • Overall length 290mm
  • Blade width 36mm

Model

Description

Price

 
Item #8D-2714 Handiwork Backsaw, Wood - 150mm $32.00
Hosco Saws

Kataba Compact Saw - Made in Japan
  • Blade length 180mm
  • Overall length 395mm
  • Blade width 50mm
  • Blade thickness 0.5mm
  • Setting 0.8mm
  • Crosscut teeth 1.5mm

Model

Description

Price

 
Item #8D-2845 Kataba Compact Saw - 180mm $42.00

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Planes & Blades

Hosco Saws

IBEX Finger Planes, Silicon Bronze

Model

Description

Price

 
Item #80-501 IBEX Finger Plane - 25mm Round $76.00
Item #80-502 IBEX Finger Plane - 30mm Round $80.00
Item #80-503 IBEX Finger Plane - 36mm Round $85.00
Item #80-504 IBEX Finger Plane - 47mm Round $99.00
Item #80-505 IBEX Finger Plane - 60mm Flat $117.00
Item #80-520 IBEX Finger Plane - 90mm Flat $229.00
Item #80-525 IBEX Finger Plane - 90mm Round $229.00

Replacement Blades for Ibex Planes

These blades are replacement and optional toothed blades for Ibex planes. Toothed blades are recommended for planing figured maple to help prevent tearing of wood.
Ibex Plane model 80-501 80-502 80-503 80-504 80-505 80-520 80-525
Size 8 mm 10 mm 12 mm 18mm 22.5 mm 27.5 mm 27.5 mm
Shape Round Round Round Round Flat Flat Round
Standard Blade Item #80-506.08
$26.00
Item #80-506.10
$26.00
Item #80-506.12
$26.00
Item #80-506.18
$26.00
Item #80-508
$30.50
Item #80-527F
$32.50
Item #80-527R
$32.50
Toothed Blade Item #80-507.08
$28.00
Item #80-507.10
$28.00
Item #80-507.12
$28.00
Item #80-507.18
$28.00
Item #80-509
$30.50
Item #80-528F
$32.50
Item #80-528R
$32.50

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