Fixed minor grammar points.
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Graphus
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You say Stanley no 5 so your plane is a Bailey pattern with, which has a lateral adjusting-adjusting lever on the frog. Changing the angle of the cutting edge is the purpose of this lever. Push it towards the corner you want to pull up.

HereHere's how the lateral works as shown inby instructions fromin Stanley documents:

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P.S. If your plane is a very early model, "pre lateral" as it is called, or if the lever is broken from the frog you can still adjust. Using a small hammer hit lightly the side of the iron with the projecting corner.

You say Stanley no 5 so your plane is Bailey pattern with lateral adjusting lever on frog. Changing angle of cutting edge is the purpose of this lever. Push towards the corner you want to pull up.

Here shown in instructions from Stanley documents:

enter image description here

enter image description here

P.S. If your plane is very early model, "pre lateral" as it is called, or if lever is broken from frog you can still adjust. Using a small hammer hit lightly the side of the iron with projecting corner

You say Stanley no 5 so your plane is a Bailey pattern, which has a lateral-adjusting lever on the frog. Changing the angle of the cutting edge is the purpose of this lever. Push it towards the corner you want to pull up.

Here's how the lateral works as shown by instructions in Stanley documents:

enter image description here

enter image description here

P.S. If your plane is a very early model, "pre lateral" as it is called, or if the lever is broken from the frog you can still adjust. Using a small hammer hit lightly the side of the iron with the projecting corner.

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You say Stanley no 5 so your plane is Bailey pattern with lateral adjusting lever on frog. Changing angle of cutting edge is the purpose of this lever. Push towards the corner you want to pull up.

Here shown in instructions from Stanley documents:

enter image description here

enter image description here

P.S. If your plane is very early model, "pre lateral" as it is called, or if lever is broken from frog you can still adjust. Using a small hammer hit lightly the side of the iron with projecting corner