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#1 posted 06-27-2019 10:07 PM

+1 If the sides/sole are dead square with sharp edge, you will leave tracks.
Break edge with file and radius slightly with some 100 grit paper.
Don’t want a sharp corner.

a Stanley #4 smoothing plane, sole and sides square and smooth,
- Feopablo

There s a possibility that it s the corner of the plane leaving a track. I like to ease the edges of mine with a file so they have a slight chamfer with a smooth transition. A sharp corner will cut to some extent.

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