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Roy Turbett

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#1 posted 02-19-2018 03:55 AM

This may or may not have been the case when you did your restoration, but the plane should be fully assembled with the blade retracted when flattening the sole. This puts the same stress on the metal that is present when the plane is being used and will make it more accurate.


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