working edge

work edge, face edge, working edge

In carpentry, the first edge to be planed smooth; the edge from which other edges are measured or trued.
References in periodicals archive ?
This contract E5, contains a working edge zone around all 13 blocks.
When they're back, they have international experience and a working edge in Bahrain.
It comes with a "toothy" working edge, and slight variations occur, making each knife unique.
The load is transmitted by the blade of the working edge of the opening.
Snow Goose exceeds that requirement at 60 yards and is right on the working edge at 70 yards.
Basically, when the blade comes down the windscreen into its resting position, Audi's new device moves the rubber edge fractionally up or down so that the working edge of the rubber isn't always the part that rests on the screen and so saves wear on one specific contact area.
Topcon provides a variety of systems that use non-contacting controlling references such as sonic devices, laser beams and OPS signals to enable automatic positioning of the working edge of the equipment.
In earlier periods, (colonial Virginia, for instance), a small sliver of a tool steel would have been obtained and welded (by forging techniques: remember, they did not have arc or other modern welding technologies then) into the working edge of a tool.
Working on the Edge is under the banner of Working Edge Productions, Inc.
Most chert hoes from Midwestern sites are polished on the working edge from use in soil, so the amount of rime it took such a sheen to develop is also of interest (Cobb 2000).
You may stop at that point and have an excellent and very sharp working edge.