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Metal plane fettling

Jim Matthews
A common approach to rehab for vintage metal planes is to lightly file the front, rear and sides in a slight relief (like a chamfer) to avoid sharp edges.

Not so much as you can see a bevel, but enough that you can't feel a distinct corner.

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