Hand Tools

Subject:
Re: More .. (shudder) .. on the chipbreaker :O

David Weaver
There again is the recommendation to make it match the edge. "Slightly rounded", but why? So that one can relate an iron laterally and use one side or the other only?

I do like the discussion of feeding. I have noticed from time to time that the trashiest stuff that just can't put a shaving together will clog even a good plane, or at least make the feeding poorer. A well formed shaving is up and gone like sheet metal being unrolled.

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