jack plane

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jack plane



(Tools) a carpenter's plane, usually with a wooden body, used for rough planing of timber

jack′ plane`

a carpenter's plane for rough surfacing.
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Noun1.jack plane - a carpenter's plane for rough finishingjack plane - a carpenter's plane for rough finishing
carpenter's plane, woodworking plane, plane - a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood; "the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work"
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Tenders are invited for Laboratory Consumables and Hand Tools--1 Iron jack plane 14 x2 with cutter 2 kg.
I used a jack plane to smooth the top by hand: this is the best way to feel the wood.