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The bevel also bevel , adjusting bevel or skew called, is a many trades used, adjustable angle for direct transfer of indefinite angles to workpieces. The bevel consists of a slotted arm and an adjustable tongue that can be opened and fixed at a certain angle with a locking screw - similar to a compass . Nestling is made entirely of wood or metal, as well as a combination of both.

A special type is the miter bevel , which, like a miter saw, can be adjusted both horizontally and vertically.

In Saxony, the folding rule ( folding rule ) is also known as a bevel.

Individual evidence

  1. Wolfgang Nutsch and others: expertise for carpenters (12th edition), published by Europa-Lehrmittel, Wuppertal 1980, page 232, ISBN 3-8085-4011-7