USING THE BENCH PLANE - Continued
Push with a steady, even stroke along the length
of the board.
Raise the plane and return to the starting point
after each stroke.
Repeat the process until the task is completed.
CARE OF PLANES
Place the plane on its side to protect cutting
edge when not in use.
Keep the cutting edge sharp and free of nicks.
Cover all metal parts with light oil to prevent
For storage, withdraw the cutting edge into the
mouth of the plane.