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Re: Is this what you mean......

David Weaver
Check this picture.

https://auctions.c.yimg.jp/images.auctions.yahoo.co.jp/image/dr000/auc0108/users/7f20848b97309f95813538ac683de75d20ecd23a/i-img1200x1200-1598530292vt1y2p2645206.jpg

Note the thickness of the hardened metal. The listing for this plane says that it's a fake of a blade made by a very famous blacksmith.

The thinner the metal looks from the bevel side, the easier the plane will be to sharpen.

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