woodworking plane

Definitions of woodworking plane

n a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood

carpenter's plane, plane
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beading plane
a plane with a concave blade for making moulding with beadwork
block plane
a small plane used on end grains of wood
bullnose, bullnosed plane
a small carpenter's plane with the cutting edge near the front
chamfer plane
a plane that makes a beveled edge
circular plane, compass plane
a plane with a flexible face that can plane concave or convex surfaces
combination plane
a woodworking plane that has interchangeable cutters of various shapes
dovetail plane
a woodworking plane designed to make the grooves for dovetail joints
fore plane
a carpenter's plane intermediate between a jack plane and a jointer plane
jack plane
a carpenter's plane for rough finishing
jointer, jointer plane, jointing plane, long plane
a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together
match plane, tonguing and grooving plane
a plane having cutters designed to make the tongues and grooves on the edges of matchboards
openside plane, rabbet plane
a woodworking plane designed to cut rabbets
router plane
a woodworking plane with a narrow cutting head that will make grooves with smooth bottoms
scrub plane
a narrow woodworking plane used to cut away excess stock
smooth plane, smoothing plane
a small plane for finish work
a small plane that has a handle on each side of its blade; used for shaping or smoothing cylindrical wooden surfaces (originally wheel spokes)
dado plane
a plane for making a dado groove
Type of:
edge tool
any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)
hand tool
a tool used with workers' hands

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