# Tapered Tang Calculator

## Instructions

Use the calculator below to find the angle necessary for achieving a perfect tapered tang on a 2x72 surface grinding attachment.

**Input**

__Pivot Points__- The distance between your 2 pivot points on your surface grinding attachment. On Ameribrade grinders, this is 10 inches.__Stock thickness__- The tickness of you stock.__Desired tip thickness__- This is the desired thickness of the thin side of the taper.__Taper Length__- How long the taper should be.

**Output**

__Results__- The shim size needed at both pivot points to achieve the correct angle.

Calculator Created by: Jacob Christian - Besslen Bladeworks