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Nicholson Mill Hand File, American Pattern, Single Cut, Rectangular

Available in multiple versions

4.5 out of 5 stars 28 customer reviews

Price: $2.95 - $59.55
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Product Specifications
Brand Name Apex Tool Group
Cut Type Single Cut
Design American Pattern
Overall Width [ N/A ]  inches
Shape Rectangular
Style Name Mill Hand File
Thickness [ N/A ]  inches
UNSPSC Code 27111929

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ASIN
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Overall Length Coarseness Rating Part Number Price Quantity
   
B000AYFXOO 10 inches Medium 08673N
$6.25
B00018AD5I 12 inches Medium 08768N
$12.81
B00018AD5S 12 inches Fine 08799N
$16.96
B00018AD6C 14 inches Fine 08894N
$19.50
B001A78VRQ 14 inches Coarse 08832N
$16.05
B00018AD6M 16 inches Coarse 08925N
$22.60
B001R1QCTO 4 inches Fine 08306N
$6.08
B001R1QCW6 6 inches Fine 08416N
$7.14
B001R1X05I 6 inches Medium 08385N
$8.86
+ $7.08 Shipping
B001R1QCXA 8 inches Medium 08529N
$7.55
B001R1UZPQ 8 inches Fine 08560N
$8.85
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Product Features

  • Rectangular shape for sharpening mill or circular saws, draw filing, and finishing metals, with tapered width to ease access into grooves
  • American pattern file for non-precision material removal
  • Single-cut teeth on sides and edges for finishing, sharpening, and deburring
  • Square edges for filing sharp corners
  • Tang for use with an optional handle (sold separately)

Product Description

The Nicholson mill hand file has a rectangular shape and single-cut American pattern teeth on the sides and edges for sharpening mill or circular saws, draw filing, and finishing metals. The file tapers slightly toward the point to ease access into grooves. The file has single-cut American pattern teeth for finishing, sharpening, and deburring, and square edges for filing sharp corners. The tang can be used with an optional handle for secure gripping (sold separately).

Hand files are used to remove material and smooth and shape workpieces. They have forward-facing cutting teeth and cut when pushed over either a stationary or rotating workpiece. Single-cut teeth have single rows cut diagonally across the width of the file. Double-cut teeth have two sets of rows cut in opposite directions. American pattern files have three coarseness grades. Coarse, also known as bastard cut, is suitable for efficient, heavy material removal where finish is not a concern. Medium, also known as second cut, offers average material removal and finish quality. Fine, also known as smooth cut, provides the smoothest finish. Swiss pattern files have eight coarseness grades, from 00 (coarse), 0 (medium), and 1 to 6 (fine to finest), offering a smoother, more precise finish than equivalent American pattern files.

Nicholson manufactures hand tools and power tool accessories. The company is headquartered in Sparks, MD.


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  • ASIN: B006P2XGUI
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)
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Part Number: 08416NOverall Width: [ N/A ]Coarseness Rating: FineThickness: [ N/A ]Overall Length: 6 Verified Purchase
This is a well made file, useful for filing guitar frets and iron bars. Also, not as oily as some tools, so Cousin Jessie can eat the cake without getting that weird taste in his mouth. We hope to see him in a couple of months, if all goes well.
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Part Number: 08560NOverall Width: [ N/A ]Coarseness Rating: FineThickness: [ N/A ]Overall Length: 8 Verified Purchase
I have been a machinist for almosr twenty years now, and have always used/ loved nicholson files. No other file seems to cut as well or smoothly....i had been using the same batch i had for ar least ten yrs (they last a long time if treated well)....and decided it was time for more. Tho they do seem to work well, they are made in mexico. I was surprised to see that stamp on the tang. Thats why they lose two stars. I would rather pay double for hecho en los estados unidos. Looks like its time to find a new brand...
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Part Number: 08768NOverall Width: [ N/A ]Coarseness Rating: MediumThickness: [ N/A ]Overall Length: 12 Verified Purchase
The Nicholson file I received was made in Mexico and is a piece of junk. The metal on the file is soft. The first time I attempted to sharpen an axe head, the teeth on the file were crushed. Save your money.
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Part Number: 08768NOverall Width: [ N/A ]Coarseness Rating: MediumThickness: [ N/A ]Overall Length: 12 Verified Purchase
A great draw file made of quality American steel. Have bought two; one for a friend and one for me. Does an excellent job of putting an edge back on your axe or machete. Recommend it to all that need this sort of dependable, portable, sharping ability.
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Part Number: 08925NOverall Width: [ N/A ]Coarseness Rating: CoarseThickness: [ N/A ]Overall Length: 16 Verified Purchase
these are good files, wish they were still made in the US of A, since they are no longer made here, i am going to try the made elsewhere files, but i am looking for quality to drop off, time will tell
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Part Number: 08416NOverall Width: [ N/A ]Coarseness Rating: FineThickness: [ N/A ]Overall Length: 6 Verified Purchase
Great for knives, saw blades and all fine work. I use this file more than any other one I own.
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By Smeds on January 26, 2011
Part Number: 08306NOverall Width: [ N/A ]Coarseness Rating: FineThickness: [ N/A ]Overall Length: 4 Verified Purchase
This little file really moves metal! Easy to produce a razor-sharp point on Musky hooks! The files available commercially can't hold a candle to this one (remember to order a handle as well).
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Part Number: 08768NOverall Width: [ N/A ]Coarseness Rating: MediumThickness: [ N/A ]Overall Length: 12 Verified Purchase
Nicholson files are top notch. I use mine almost every day on tool steel and high carbon steel. Outstanding product. If you need files get Nicholson.
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