|Homemade try plane|
|Clogging in the corners of the mouth / throat|
|Wedge in place, maybe you can see the problem|
|A more recent picture, showing the location|
|A more close-up view - I've drawn a line on the throat sidewall at the level where the point of the wedge|
starts receding into the body. Definitely a pinch-point where shavings could jam.
|Close-up view with wedge and iron taken out|
|Started paring away - still a bit more to go|
|Pared to match up with the point of the wedge|
This is one of those tiny details in plane design that you can't seem to figure out unless you go through it yourself. Those old plane makers sure did know their stuff!