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What are the parts of a file card brush?

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File card handle

File card brush, handle, wood, woodwork, metalwork, carpenter, file, cleaning. The long handle allows the user to grip and hold the file card brush comfortably with one hand.
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Hole

The hole located on the end of some file card brushes can be used to hang up for storage when the brush is not being used.

File card wire bristles

File card brush, wire bristles, wood, woodwork, metalwork, carpenter, file, cleaning. The fine wire bristles of a file card brush are used to remove fillings and other unwanted material from the teeth of a file.

The bristles are embedded on a rectangular card.

File card brush, wires, bent, steel, stainless steel, high carbon steel, file, cleaning, woodwork, metalwork, DIYer. File card brushes come with wires that are already bent over. The wires are bent over to show the direction in which you are supposed to run the brush over the file.

The bristles are meant to slide over the teeth of the file, while at the same time grabbing the filings and dirt. The large number of bristles means if one bristle misses the dirt, then the next one will carry on pushing the dirt until it is removed.

File card brush, wires, bent, steel, stainless steel, high carbon steel, file, cleaning, woodwork, metalwork, DIYer. The bristles are bent towards the handle of the tool, so the brush should be pulled towards you. This creates a more aggressive brushing action.

The brush can also be pushed away from you, causing the bristles to glide over the teeth of the file and produce a smooth brushing action. This can be used to loosen any remaining material from the file after the majority of the shavings have been removed.

File card wooden block

File card brush, wood block, wood, woodwork, metalwork, carpenter, file, cleaning. The wooden block contains the wire bristles. The wire bristles are either glued, tacked or stapled to the wooden block.

File card

File card brush, card, wood, woodwork, metalwork, carpenter, file, cleaning. The card or wire pad is the base that contains the wire bristles.

The card/wire pad is either glued, tacked or stapled to the wooden block.

File card brush

File card brush, brush, parts, file, cleaning, woodwork, metalwork, DIYer. The wooden block sometimes contains the wire bristles on one side and a brush on the opposite side.

This is a double sided file card, the brush is used to remove loose filings and for cleaning work surfaces and workpieces without scratching them.