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Nicholson 6" Swiss Pattern Metal Files

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Manufacturer: Nicholson/Apex Tool Group
Swiss Pattern Metal Files from Nicholson are made to more exacting measurements than American pattern files. The rectangular Hand File is double cut on the sides and tapers in thickness. Its often used by jewelers, tool and die makers and more. Pippin File has a rounded back that tapers to a sharp edge. These are sometimes called Apple Seed files because of the teardrop shape.

Model Number: 36755, 40506

  • UOM: EA
  • Size: 6"


  • XF files, Swiss pattern, Cut #2
  • Made to more exacting measurements than American pattern files
  • Hand File:
  • Used by tool and die makers, jewelers, model makers and home craftsman
  • Rectangular shape; Double cut on sides
  • Parallel in width but taper in thickness
  • Single-cut on 1 edge, other is safe
  • Pippin File:
  • Rounded back tapers to sharp edge
  • Also taper to point in both width and thickness
  • Sometimes called "Apple Seed" files