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Rat Tail (Tapered Round) Rasps


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€82.50 - €118.00
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G8, G9, G11 (General) or G13, G14 (Refined)
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Product Overview

The Auriou Rat Tail or Tapered Round rasp is useful for shaping round mortises or for creating a spiral on a goblet stem.

It is stitched to the tip and should be used with a twist action to utilise all the teeth. 

Rat Tail Rasp Dimensions

Blade Length Grain Max diameter
4" (100mm) G14 4mm
6" (150mm) G13 6mm
8" (200mm) G11 8mm
10" (250mm) G9 10mm
12" (300mm) G8 10mm


The length does not include handle. These rasps are not available as a left handed option.

Grain Guide

These are precision shaping tools so look carefully at the range and decide what best suits your needs.

Order Notes

Orders that include [Special Order] rasps may add 2-5 weeks to the delivery time. Where combined with standard range tools the whole order will not be shipped until complete. These include the left handed options and some superfine cabinet rasps.

Please note - Our web orders are now being fulfilled by UK based Classic Hand Tools as we have found that this has significantly improved the service to our individual web customers. Classic Hand Tools carry as much stock as we can supply them and ship worldwide. 


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  • 5
    Rat tailed rasps

    Posted by Rich on 20th Jun 2022

    Very good! They are exactly what I needed and the quality can't be beat. The customer service is also very good.

  • 5
    Top Quality

    Posted by Andrew Arnall on 27th Dec 2021

    Walnut handle. Beautifully made.

  • 5
    Rat tail rasp

    Posted by Mike on 25th Nov 2021

    I learnt years ago that in buying tools you always look for quality - not price. These rasps and rifflers are outstanding examples of this. I own four versions - the oldest being over 10 years old - and without exception, I still get that feeling of admiration and pleasure in their craftsmanship each time I pick them up. The handmade faces and perfectly proportioned handles make these tools unique! Congratulations Forge-de-Saint-Juery, for your amazing work!! Mike.

  • 5
    Very aggressive for its size

    Posted by Norb Kelly on 1st Feb 2017

    Rasp goes from a nice point to thicker body. Gives the option to fit in many smaller hollows and still remove material quickly but still leaving a nice finish. High quality as usual.

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