Guidelines shown below are for use with the Tormek SVD-186 or SVD-185 Gouge Jig.
|30°||5-10°||2||55 mm||B||Can be used in lieu of a spindle gouge, or possibly a skew chisel (as shown in the first video below).||
|70°||Reed "Robo Hippy" Gray recommends this angle for cleaning up the bottom of a bowl. The second video below shows it well.|
Notes & Comments
The use of a relief grind (β) is recommended but not critical. If one is used, +5° to +10° is recommended.
One school of thought is to grind the top face to be slightly concave. This is shown in an exaggerated view to the left. I am not a fan of adding this grind as it changes the angle of attack too drastically as the tool is rotated in use.
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