Many thanksthe plane may initially make a little shaving but the little bit of sole that makes a bench plane not a rebate plane stops it going any further. a rebate plane would do as you describe though.
there is a knack to them with regards to mostly pressing down onto the runway.
I like this one. It's hardly a shooting board at all.I have seen a ton of tutorials, but this is the one I liked the most
Sorry. He talks a lot of nonsense in his preamble ramble:Matt Estlea does a good one too. It is on a slight angle sinuses the whole plane blade rather than the same part over and over b