Where can I get good metal files that have a high quality metal and that has been heat treated all the way through?

6 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    A metal machinists supply store or online.

    I have many tiny and intricately shaped Swiss files. I bought them almost 50 years ago.

    Any metal file should be hardened all the way through, except the tang.

    I'm not sure about wood files. They are surely hardened.

    What do you plan to file, because there are many types of files.

  • John
    Lv 7
    1 year ago

    The best files in the world, just one vendor. No, they are not cheap:


  • 1 year ago

    any major brand. see your local hardware

  • 1 year ago

    Any quality tool supply store, just avoid those made in China like the plague.

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  • 1 year ago

    Most files have been heat treated all the way through. But case hardening just isn't something that gets to the core.

  • 1 year ago

    go to Home Depot and ask one of the carpenters for help

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