Flattening the sole of a hand plane is a fairly easy task to accomplish. To
begin, you need a few things: A piece of plate glass or other really flat
surface, a scraper, a vixen file, a tube of Prussian Blue, and some sheets of
In the picture below I have just put the sole of the plane onto the Prussian
Blue. Next Iíll scrape it.
Next comes the scraping, usually several times with bluing in between. The
scraper can be a file ground to a square end, or in my case an old chisel ground
Check with the bluing every time
As the blue covers more and
more surface you know you are making progress.