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RINALDI UTILITY ADZE
« on: January 23, 2016, 03:48:49 PM »
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Re: RINALDI UTILITY ADZE
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2016, 04:07:53 PM »
Seems like a good price. I've never had a Rinaldi but never heard anything bad about them either. If you need one I bet you can't do much better than that. Skill goes well with that tool.

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Re: RINALDI UTILITY ADZE
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2016, 04:35:38 PM »
Great price for sure.  A pfeil Swiss Made adz is 2-3 times that price.
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Re: RINALDI UTILITY ADZE
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2016, 05:11:20 PM »
The price is what snagged my attention first.....WAY cheaper than others I've seen offered.   I just wondered if the quality of the steel was 'up there' or if it was questionable in any way. :shrug:     I might have to gamble and try one out.
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Re: RINALDI UTILITY ADZE
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2016, 05:50:11 PM »
Italy has a well repected industrial capacity.  Ever heard of Masseratti, Ferrari, or Alpha Romeo?  I would think they COULD produce a good tool but I have no experience with this one.
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Re: RINALDI UTILITY ADZE
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2016, 05:59:25 PM »
Be careful with any adze as the stress point is the join between the blade and the eye, if it is welded then i would leave it alone but if it is forged as one complete i would go for it. Me i have 2 old coopers adzes that work really well as they are forged to the shape of a straight and a gutter and are thick and heavy. They are a dream for carving and material removal for making spoons and bowls. For the price though it would not be a bad adze to start with.

I know that the coopers adzes cost me close to 100 a piece.


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Re: RINALDI UTILITY ADZE
« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2016, 06:21:41 PM »
My only adze right now is an old shipbuilder's adze, but I really need  :rolleyes: a small gutter adze.  I want a good tool, but I sure as heck don't want to spend hundred$ on it.  I'd lay money on it being a one-piece forging, but I don't know for sure.......the link to the enlarged picture looks like it's forged.    If it isn't, I could always send it back.......and I would. >:(
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Re: RINALDI UTILITY ADZE
« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2016, 07:02:22 PM »
I've been looking at that adze for close to a year and it has yet to be in stock.  :(

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Re: RINALDI UTILITY ADZE
« Reply #8 on: January 23, 2016, 07:35:46 PM »
I think it depends on what you want to make and then how well the shape of the adze fits into it.

If you are working with green wood the durability of the edge may be a little less important than if you were doing detail work in dry wood to some degree at least.
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Re: RINALDI UTILITY ADZE
« Reply #9 on: January 23, 2016, 07:41:16 PM »
I've been looking at that adze for close to a year and it has yet to be in stock.  :(

That figures. >:(
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Re: RINALDI UTILITY ADZE
« Reply #10 on: February 09, 2016, 10:24:01 AM »
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Re: RINALDI UTILITY ADZE
« Reply #11 on: February 09, 2016, 03:27:09 PM »
Looks like a better tool than the Rinaldi, but I don't know if I want to invest that much......I'll think about it. :P
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