Is this a "slope angle" ?

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Is this a "slope angle" ?

Post by Gavin Longrain » September 30th, 2019, 1:08 am

I recently altered the profile on one of my vises a steeper filing angle. I can now file with file 30 degrees to saw vise and saw AND with teeth closer to the edge for easier filing. I think this is the 'slope angle'.
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Please confirm / deny.
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Re: Is this a "slope angle" ?

Post by Jim_Thode » September 30th, 2019, 6:50 am

I'd suggest describing the shape of cutter teeth with just two angles. Your slope angle can be varied depending on the orientation of the file. With a vice with a thicker face the file can be rotated on its axis and changed so it is not perpendicular to the saw to get any angle.

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Re: Is this a "slope angle" ?

Post by Starling_Saw » October 3rd, 2019, 12:53 pm

Slope angle is the angle made by the file and the saw plate when measuring straight across the saw plate.
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