On Tue, Aug 31, 2021 at 6:29 AM Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
> On Aug 29, 2021, at 22:35 , Christian Gagneraud wrote:
> On some of mine, it appears the cutting edge is wider than the body, and
> as you shorten the blade thru use, it gets narrower.
> Definitely, same here.
> Isn't this intentional? My understanding is that being tapered like this
> keeps the plough iron from binding in the groove. It also keeps the arris
> of the iron from wasting away the sides of the groove, which is a problem
> I've had with Stanley versions: it's really easy to end up with a ragged
> groove if you don't keep the handle perfectly vertical.
I assumed so, since almost all have some degree of taper, some more visible
than others. Just never knew why. I assumed it would reduce binding and
deflection of the blade, but not the ragged edge bit.
Kirk Eppler in Half Moon Bay, where nothing witty has happened, except many
hours of training for work things, which is far from witty.