You'll see that there is a slim "rib" on each side of the key. We are looking at the cuts along the length of this rib and **no further.** **The first position is at the end furthest away from the tip. **We'll read each cut from there toward the tip.

There are** 8 cuts. Each cut has 3 possible angles** or "depths" -- "1", "2" or "3".

**1 = flat (no cut)**

2 = mid angle

3 = full angle so that the cut almost touches the rib

Familiarize yourself with how each of these looks -- flat, mid angle or full angle. The full angle cut will often look a bit wider than the others.