There are specially designed files for almost every job. Here are the basics on files and rasps and how they're used.
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Files are classified according to shape, cut and length. The cross-sectional shape of a file may be circular, rectangular, triangular, diamond-shaped or a combination of flats and rounds.
To remove debris from a file, brush it in one direction across the bristles of a file-card brush.
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