scarfed taper?

by ta2maki

Just thinking aloud from the peanut gallery.

At first, I imagined 'scarf' having each end of the joint grinded down to half thickness, then the 2 halves stacked on top of each other. Like what this guy did.

The way you mention scarfed taper, the angle is measured from the broad side, like this? [linked image]

Wouldn't it be easier to have the taper go down the length of the blade, like this?
[linked image]

This way you grind with blades edges back to back and not have to worry about being perfectly square. Considering I can't find a picture of this on the internet, maybe it's not such a good idea.

Posted on Jul 25, 2012, 9:57 AM

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  1. doesn't increase the surface area enough that way -nt-. sniper1rfa, Jul 25, 2012
  2. you made a complictated butt joint.... Nobody, Jul 25, 2012


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