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Rasp

Rasp.  A tool used by sculptors to do gross removal of material – as plaster or wood – when first carving a model. As finer detailed carving is required, rasps are replaced by other carving tools.

excerpted with permission from

An Encyclopedia of Coin and Medal Technology

For Artists, Makers, Collectors and Curators

COMPILED AND WRITTEN BY D. WAYNE JOHNSON

Roger W. Burdette, Editor


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