Guidelines shown below are for the cutting edge angle. Since this blade is honed, no secondary / micro bevel is given (as with Bench Chisels).
The angle (β) is the effective grind angle at the chisel point. The angle measured with the WM-200 AngleMaster will be greater than β, but only by a very small amount.
|Hand Work||Mallet Work|
||18º - 20º
||e.g., bass or tupelo|
||20º - 22½º
||23º - 25º
||e.g., ash or oak|
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