carpenter's plane


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Noun1.carpenter's plane - a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping woodcarpenter's plane - a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood; "the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work"
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
edge tool - any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)
fore plane - a carpenter's plane intermediate between a jack plane and a jointer plane
hand tool - a tool used with workers' hands
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
spokeshave - a small plane that has a handle on each side of its blade; used for shaping or smoothing cylindrical wooden surfaces (originally wheel spokes)
References in classic literature ?
But wait a bit, Skrimshander; I've got a carpenter's plane there in the bar --wait, I say, and I'll make ye snug enough.
Once the acrylic was left to solidify for a week or more, Whitten usually came back with a razor-sharp carpenter's plane and shaved away any remaining relief, exposing areas of paint underneath.
In this fashion, it is often called Hobelkase, stemming from the word hobel, meaning a carpenter's plane.