Veritas Bevel Gauge

Code: 477398

Veritas Bevel Gauge

Code: 477398

£4.46 (£3.72 Ex. VAT)

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Key Features

  • 7 individual slots
  • Angles from 5° to 45°
  • Made of solid brass
  • Slots 19mm deep
  • 62mm diameter
  • Easy storage

In Detail

Half the battle when sharpening is getting the bevel angle correct. A good bevel gauge is truly handy for quickly checking the grind angle of chisels, plane blades, turning tools, etc. A quick check confirms the angle last used for grinding or honing so that the edge geometry can be maintained. The Veritas bevel gauge has seven individual slots that will measure the most commonly used angles from 15° to 45° in 5° increments. Your eye is a fine instrument; it can easily interpolate other angles in the range, angles like 24° or 26°. The slots on the gauge are about 19mm deep for good registration. An engineer's corner at the base of each slot and the fact it is made from solid brass ensures it will not damage a honed edge. The pocket-sized disc is 62mm in diameter with a centre hole for hanging it on a nail. Made in USA.

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Richard St.Hilaire

12 January 2016

Nice little gadget to have.

This little guide is exceptional value for what it does, but while it's not imperative to use for honing tools, it's a nice gadget to have. Mind you, one you've used it once on a blade, you don't need it again, unless you obtained a new blade with an unknown bevel. However, it does suffer from one drawback, and that is that the numerical angles are minuscule and require a magnifying glass to read. I don't know why they didn't go over the engraving with ink to highlight them or use larger figures.

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