The compensating gear is of the bevel type, half shrouded and so close together that sand and grit are kept out.
It will be necessary to have a bevel square to use in marking off the slopes and for testing them.
Short, broad flakes are used to shape the stem and bevel the stem edges.
A bevel square will be needed for testing these beveled ends.
Hold the chisel on the bevel and cut out a small piece to form a channel at the gauge line.
First square up all the posts and bevel them at the tops as shown.
The latter derives motion from a pair of bevel wheels, which are in turn actuated from the pulley shown in the engraving.
The chisel should have the bevel all on one side, like those used by carpenters.
bevel slightly on the top edge to allow the runners to flare.
Then place it in the vise, and bevel one end and round the other as shown in the drawing.
1560s, possibly from Old French *baivel (Modern French béveau, biveau), possibly from bayer "to gape, yawn," from Latin *batare "to yawn, gape," from Latin root *bat-, possibly imitative of yawning. If so, the time gap is puzzling. The verb is first recorded 1670s. The noun is 1670s, from the adjective.