Bench plane

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Related to Bench plane: jointer plane
any plane used by carpenters and joiners for working a flat surface, as jack planes, long planes.

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With a conventional bench plane, you can sharpen the blade using a fine grade oil stone and a honing guide, holding the blade at an angle to the oil stone.
Imagine if the Federal Aviation Association did not have the power to force an airliner to bench planes while citations and penalties were being contested.
The latest woodworking instructional reference from Linden Publishing, "How To Choose & Use Bench Planes and Scrapers" by professional cabinet maker John English is a 120-page compendium focused on the proper selection and maintenance of those indispensable woodworking tools, the plane and the scraper.