Hand Tools

Subject:
Wear bevel *PIC*

Winston
Thanks, Robert. When you mentioned the wear bevel earlier, that reminded me of these pictures from Kato and Kawai.

The worn part is the upper side of the blade, which, on a bevel-down plane is the back of the blade. To fully remove that wear so that the surface becomes two intersecting planes, it would require either removing a large thickness of material from the bevel side, or a very large area (and less, but still significant thickness) of material from the back.

But it looks like completely removing the wear isn't necessary. You just need to get the abrasive to work the edge to weaken the burr, and pressing harder at the edge seems to do it. (The slight convexity at the edge isn't a problem in and of itself in terms of the plane's performance -- it's just that it makes sharpening a bit more difficult.)

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Creating a mini-ura with buffing wheel?
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finger pressure...
Side sharpening
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Ruler trick
in plane iron testing, I found two options..
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testing high angles..
side comment about planing in general..
I'll demonstrate thick sometime ..
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Patience ...
I re-read the articles on COE
High benches and low benches
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This isn't a snarky response, by the way
Others who do ..
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Where I am going....
by the way...
I risk offending a lot of people...
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on the last bit...
One other case for effort...
Something precise.
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Rotary tool?
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Some context
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A failed attempt *PIC*
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this is a lie nielsen iron?
Stanley iron
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That pretty much covers it...
Success with applying extra pressure near the edge *PIC*
Directed pressure and progressive work
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Wear bevel *PIC*
Visual difference at the back edge of..
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Sorry, I should've been more precise...
Mini-ura on a new Veritas blade *PIC*
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