These peelers are often used in the kitchen to peel vegetables.

Guidelines shown below are for Included Angles (α).

My wife says a peeler is a useless tool in the kitchen, preferring to use a paring knife. I prefer not wearing bandages after peeling potatoes.

Rich Colvin

General Guidelines
Type α Micro
Peeler 170° n/a A diamond file, extra fine (25µ) works well.

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