Hand Tools

Subject:
wear angle
Response To:
Re: New spokeshave ()

Jack Guzman from Maine
I followed the method in the article in FW. It called for a 2 deg tilt to the wear plate. I used boxwood, made the wear slightly fat and shaved it down to where I wanted it. I think this is what was wrong with my first shave. The brass wear plate was even with the iron. I keep grabbing the new shave and it is more useful than I first thought.

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