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How to carry out frosting or flaking
with an engineer’s scraper?

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Engineer’s scraper frosting technique

Holding a scraper for frosting, Rest the scraper handle  against your shoulder, and  keep the scraper blade tip in contact with the  work piece

Step 1 – Stand comfortably 

Stand with the end of the scraper handle resting just beneath your shoulder, and the scraper blade tip in contact with the workpiece.

Applying pressure to the scraper,Use your hand to apply  enough preasure  to the  scraper to keep the handle  in contact with your  shoulder and the tip in  contact with the work piece

Step 2 – Position your hands

Use your  non-dominant hand to hold the scraper about 1/2- 3/4 of the way up the scraper and apply enough pressure to keep the handle in contact with your body and the tip in contact with the workpiece.

Frosting action, Firmly hit the scraper in an  upwards motion about 1/4-1/3 of the way up the  scraper

Step 3 – Hit scraper

Using an upwards motion with your dominant hand, firmly hit the scraper towards you, striking the scraper at between 1/4-1/3 of the way up the scraper.

Parallel frosted lines, Series of parallel frosted lines at 45 degrees to the edge of  the work piece

Step 4 – Repeat hitting motion

Repeat step 3 to produce a straight, frosted line across the workpiece at an angle of approximately 45 degrees to the edge of the workpiece. Then repeat this to produce a series of parallel frosted lines across the workpiece.

Second set of frosting lines at right angle to the first

Step 5 – Repeat at right angles

Repeat step 4 at a right angle to your original frosted lines.

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