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Subject:
Not 5 degrees

Patrick Chase
See the picture "TM Stock" posted a few replies back. There is no way in heck that's 5 degrees, and I've seen similarly relaxed rake on recent L-N dovetail saws.

It would not be the first time FWW has gotten "confused" about something like that. I trust photographs and my own eye more.

It's really an irrelevant point anyway, because rip toothing is the easiest thing in the world to change. As David says it's minutes of filing (maybe a bit more for a significant rake change, but not bad).

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