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Posted on Put the plane on its sole or on its side???

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#1 posted 08-30-2013 01:45 AM

Loren: ”...On its sole normally. This on Frank Klausz’s recommendation.
His reasoning is that the iron is more vulnerable to getting
nicked or cutting you if the plane is on its side….”

Loren +10

Yup,... I’ve nicked a knuckle once on the blade when laying the plane on its side. I now place them on their soles, that is as long as what I am placing them on is wooden (workbench, particle board shelf, etc.).

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