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david weaver
Flat face on the end is the back of the iron, part that contrasts against it after the line is the cap iron. I was speculating that we might find the wear that Charlie mentions needing rehoning, but I don't see anything other than one picture showing that the washita scratches were perhaps never honed off on this cap. Maybe I was in a hurry!!

The line of contact (the white lit up line) is either scuzz from the harshness of the honing on soft metal or it's wear - not sure. Magnification is about a true 100X and highlights the quick nature of prep but lack of subsequent damage that would need rehoning.

K&K talk about wear after 200M of planing. I don't know how many meters this plane has seen but it would be a large large multiple of that.

re: the paste, autosol is a good compromise (or any other paste with a little aluminum oxide). The washita and the arks just tear up the soft steel because they can cut it too well, and the wire edge is really persistent without extremely careful thinning. The autosol (or dursol, I guess) breaks it up and cleans off the edge without having to fiddle with the underside of the cap. I have dursol only because the US importer of Tormek was thinking of offering it at one point. It's maybe marginally finer (but maybe not) and the solvent greasy stuff in it is more greasy and much stinkier.

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