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Forum topic by hdj posted 11-30-2018 11:08 AM 231 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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hdj

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11-30-2018 11:08 AM

Hello,
I’ve recently acquired a pair of Mathieson no 10 hollow and round moulding planes.
After sharpening and inserting the irons I noticed that the sole on the front of the hollow plane was approx 0.5mm higher than the sole at the rear. Is this normal or should I reshape the sole to be in line.

thanks

Howard


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#1 posted 11-30-2018 01:26 PM

Inline would be my vote. Can’t think of a single reason why it should be like that.

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#2 posted 11-30-2018 01:40 PM

That was my thought too. Just wasn’t sure if it was made that way, altered by previous owners or just worn like that.

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