Hand Tools

Subject:
Question about setting blade exposure
Response To:
Re: Agree on three points ()

Wiley Horne
I know you guys aren’t mic’ing the cap iron—you’re relying on experience and gut feel. And probably the shaving itself, which is what I want to ask about.

I’ve been working on proficiency with an LN4 and LN5.5, with the mouth wide open. It seems to me that the shaving itself should tell us what is happening. Now, does the shaving have to be truly straight—no curl—to show that the setting is right for that thickness? Or does a very loose curl (as opposed to a tight curl) also show effectiveness?

Generally,

1. Does the shaving tell all?

2. For a given shaving thickness, is there a predictable pattern of ‘curl behavior’, from tight windings, to loose curls. to a straight shaving?

Wiley

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