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This Combination Drywall Rasp Does Three Jobs Better Than The Old Single-Duty Models

comments (4) October 29th, 2010 in Blogs
JFink Justin Fink, Senior Editor

Video Length: 1:52

As a remodeling contractor, I work with drywall just enough to pass muster, but not enough to cut every sheet so that it fits perfectly on the first try. So I carry a drywall rasp, which is handy for tweaking the edge of a panel to get a snug fit. Recently, I've traded my standard rasp for the Tajima model.

Three for the price of one
Rather than the metal-mesh surface on a typical drywall rasp, the Tajima tool has what the company calls "Tetra-Teeth" that make short work of shaving on both the push and the pull strokes. The 7-in. tool has three separate grinding sections: a coarse-toothed recessed portion that straddles the edge of the drywall and is also slotted to channel gypsum dust into the hollow handle, a raised section that's better suited for finer shaving of a rough knife cut, and a row of protruding teeth along one edge for focused cleanup work in notches and cutouts. Although I rarely have a need for three levels of rasping, the tool works better than a typical rasp, fits in my pouch better, and costs about the same ($12).

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Comments (4)

woodnfish woodnfish writes: A brand name and source would be a handy piece of info to add to the video.
Posted: 12:09 pm on February 7th

DanMorrison DanMorrison writes: Sorry dickmac, they're spammers and we have to delete them one at a time. Sometimes the spam comes in waves, like while we're driving home from work, and it gets through.

We'll try to get a better filter up soon.
Posted: 8:47 pm on November 1st

mcraghead mcraghead writes: The video does not show up for some reason. All I see is a small empty square that looks like a place holder for a page component.
Posted: 12:04 pm on November 1st

dickmac dickmac writes: Looks like a great tool!
Why are you allowing these cheap knock-off ads here?? gdet rid of them!!
Posted: 8:33 am on November 1st

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