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Post  jimmy cee on 10/22/2013, 10:32 am

So far this is working great for me.
Not wanting to have another piece of stuff for my shed I decided to try this.
I'm sure it will only be able to do the soft stuff.

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An old ice scraper, notice the sharpened edge



Raked it flat, topped with last years leaf mold, all set for another layer..
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Post  donnainzone5 on 10/22/2013, 11:25 am

And here I thought ice scrapers were made of plastic! I was wondering how to sharpen them....

Is it possibly a square snow shovel?
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Post  plantoid on 10/22/2013, 5:12 pm

For sharpening perhaps use a 2nd cut hand file , grindstone or angle grinder with care .
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Post  GWN on 10/23/2013, 9:56 am

wow that looks great ... Looks like a very old ice scraper.... for scaping the driveway??
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Post  jimmy cee on 10/23/2013, 10:17 am

A very old scraper, I used it for digging post holes.
Not wanting to purchase a post hole digger for the few holes I needed in the garden I just used this.
Sledged it down (squarely) to where I needed.
Handle's fairly well splintered from hammering, works out great for this project.
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