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AURIOU TOOLWORKS - are based in St Juery near Albi in the Tarn region of south west France. Auriou are recognised as making the finest hand made rasps using traditional methods of forging, heat treatment and stitching. Michel Auriou runs the forge with just 2 blacksmiths, 2 stitchers and an apprentice. Michel Auriou (pronounced OR - RE - YOU) is a 4th generation rasp maker.

Auriou make precision shaping tools for wood, stone and plaster. The factory has it's own website at where you can learn more about Auriou Toolworks.

Classic Hand Tools are proud to be involved in keeping the best traditions of hand forged tools alive in this world of mass production.

These are guaranteed genuine Auriou rasps entirely made by skilled, fully employed, Auriou artisans under the guidance of Michel Auriou. They include cabinet, modellers, 1/2 round, rat tail, tapered flat combination & the curved ironing rasps. All of these except the rat tails are available as right or left handed versions and come with fitted French walnut handles in a protective wallet.

Come an see them in action at The European Woodworking Show September 12/13 2015 at Cressing Temple Barns, Essex


<span style='font-size: 18px;'>Auriou Rasps</span> Auriou Rasps

The original and best wood
shaping tools from the Auriou
forge in France.

The Roughing rasp, Albi
Combination rasps, Rat tail
rasps, Cabinet makers rasps,
Superfine Modellers rasps,
Curved Ironing rasps.

<span style='font-size: 18px;'>Auriou Rifflers</span> Auriou Rifflers

Improved barrel shaped bodies.
Double headed shaped rifflers.

Hand made for performace and comfort

150mm (6") Super fine - 6 options
175mm (7") XX fine - 6 options
200mm (8") X fine - 6 options
250mm (12") fine - 6 options

<span style='font-size: 18px;'>Auriou Rotary Rasps</span> Auriou Rotary Rasps

2" (50mm) diameter rotary rasps
for Arbortech Machines

5" (125mm) diameter rotary rasps for angle grinders.

Auriou Drawknives Auriou Drawknives

New Auriou Curved & Straight Drawknives
Chris Pye Basic Woodcarving Set by Auriou Chris Pye Basic Woodcarving Set by Auriou
Chris Pye Letter Carving Tool Sets by Auriou Chris Pye Letter Carving Tool Sets by Auriou
Chris Pye Short Fishtail Gouge Set by Auriou Chris Pye Short Fishtail Gouge Set by Auriou
Chris Pye Rifflers by Auriou Chris Pye Rifflers by Auriou

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