Hand Tools

Subject:
Re: LV skew shooter
Response To:
Re: LV skew shooter ()

Wiley Horne--So. Calif.
Hi Derek,

Skew does lower the cutting angle. I posted the formula once here, and Leonard Lee either gives the formula or a tabulation in his book on sharpening.

The way to visualize the effect is that the shaving is moving up the bevel on the slant, much as a roadway is cut into a mountain on the slant rather than going straight up—it lowers the grade.

Nevertheless, I agree with your argument above about bedding angle.

Wiley

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