Back to the hand plane. If the blade assembly; the blade, the cap iron and the lever cap, aren’t set up correctly or simply in decent working order the cutting action may not work as it’s meant to.
A good contact between the cap iron and the blade are crucial for the ejection of shavings, otherwise they can be wedged and thus clog the throat.
A great resource for finding out all about hand planes is the book called “the hand plane book” by Garret Hack.
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