Hand Tools

Subject:
Re: How thick a shaving

Kevin Adams
Interesting picture, thanks, Warren. I remember reading “somewhere” to not bother cambering the cap iron to match the iron, but I did it anyway on my old #5 as I wanted to try it. With the mouth opened enough, you can take a larger shaving and limit tear out. My wooden jack has a single, cambered iron, so I do get more tear out there with larger shavings.

Thanks again.
Kevin

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