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The Artful Bodger
01-26-2010, 10:07 PM
Does anyboby still manufacture shaper tools?

I am interested in the square shank with a 'knife' on the end.

Fasttrack
01-26-2010, 10:36 PM
Grind your own ... ?

The Artful Bodger
01-28-2010, 01:13 AM
It would take a lot of grinding to make some of the cranked, hooked and knife shaped tools. Someone used to make them as I have a few but I would like to get a few of the shapes that are missing from this set.

Bob Farr
01-28-2010, 01:23 AM
Check here:

http://www.arwarnerco.com/index.html

Nice variety of blanks available, and good quality HSS too.

camdigger
01-28-2010, 01:26 AM
Some shaper tools were custom forged for the application. Silver steel or drill rod should work.