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The Mellow Hog Rasp - Half round


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G010008 300 06
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G6 (Aggressive)
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Product Overview

The Mellow Hog Rasp - Half round 12" (300mm) G6

A Mellow Hog is a calmer version of its aggressive brother The Hog. The difference between the cut of the 2 rasps can be seen in the photos.

The original Hog has the coarsest cut for hand rasps made by Forge de Saint Juery at cut 3 (cut = stitch). 

The Hog is a great tool for reducing roughed out blanks for cabriole legs and guitar necks at great speed but retaining precision. The Hog has a tapered half round section.

The Mellow Hog has the same dimensions as the Hog. Many customers prefer this shape over the wider, flatter cabinet makers rasps of the same length. So we decided to offer The Hog with a gentler cut - CUT 6.

This cut is still coarse as this shape is very good for reducing stock to a defined line. It is just not as aggressive as its bigger nastier brother The Hog.

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

    Posted by peter a on 8th Feb 2023

    This is an superb rasp for shaping cabriole legs. It has an excellent balance between removing waste quickly, but leaving a smooth surface behind. And the half round profile allows you to get into tight corners.

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