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bevel in Tools topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbevelbev‧el /ˈbevəl/ noun [countable]  1 TIa sloping edge or surface, usually along the edge of a piece of wood or glass2 TZa tool for making this kind of edge or surfacebevelled adjective bevelled glass
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bevelCarvers put a bevel on both sides of the edge.The primary bevels were ground back and feathered away on the grindstone, taking care not to overheat and destroy the temper.Then the secondary bevel was carefully cut with a fine silicone coated felt wheel.This angle can be easily read off the original using a sliding bevel and transferred to the new rail.Even in this case, some work needs doing to the back of the bevel to bring them to optimum usefulness.Sometimes the bevel elbow is so crucial, it makes certain cuts impossible.Remember that the thicker the board, the wider the bevel of the cut.