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Excellent! Another trick is to blacken the back of the blade, maybe with a sharpie. Even better is to use layout dye. Then, load the blade into the plane and set the wedge. Now, trace the profile of the sole onto the back of the blade and use it to guide you when refining the shape of the blade. In this way, you can get excellent agreement between the two.