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12-08-2012, 04:46 PM
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Originally Posted by hyster110 View Post
just to check, you know when your measuring radius, your not measuring across the blade, your measuring from the depth of the cut into the blade
Yes and no. The idea behind the radius is a narrower hollow results in a deeper edge, but really the deepness depends on how many times the blade is passed through the stone. This picture shows it perfectly

So yes you're measuring how deep the cut is but it also effects how wide the cut is as well.

Another picture to elaborate:

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