THE SURFACE THAT’S MADE ROUGH... TO MAKE OTHER
booklet not only shows you how to get the most out of a very
basic tool, but it also makes it easy for you to select from the
twenty different types of Simonds files in common use today.
famous Simonds brand is unquestionably among the most respected
symbols of quality and reliability in the industrial
Every Simonds Red Tang file is precision cut for
uniform tooth height and sharpness, scientifically heat treated
for maximum hardness and edge-holding ability and is
individually checked and user-proved for cutting ability and
THE FILE AS A BASIC NECESSITY
Imagine cutting a whole new life for you and
your family out of sheer wilderness. What basic tools would you
want? You’d certainly ask for an axe and a saw.
But now ask yourself this question: “What good
would either be when it became dull and unmanageable?” You’d
need a file to keep your tools useful.
Obviously, a good file must be considered
another basic tool. Although it is basic, the file is not a
Available in a wide range of types and sizes,
files have become very sophisticated. Every finishing operation
has a file specifically suited to it.
When you know and use the right file, your job
is simplified, and you get the results you demand.
Simonds has been making files since 1836 and has
pioneered improvements of this basic tool. We hope this booklet
will help you use the right file in the right way for the right