bench hook


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Noun1.bench hook - any of various stops on a workbench against which work can be pushed (as while chiseling or planing)bench hook - any of various stops on a workbench against which work can be pushed (as while chiseling or planing)
catch, stop - a restraint that checks the motion of something; "he used a book as a stop to hold the door open"
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It won't skid away from students and doesn't need a bench hook to hold it down.
O) We finish up inside at the kitchen table using this homemade bench hook.
When you have to hold something in place while you chisel, plane, belt-sand or anything else that requires a lot of pushing or pulling motion, build yourself a bench hook.