Planishing - definition of planishing by The Free Dictionary
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To smooth (metal) by rolling or hammering.
[Middle English *planishen
, from Old French planir, planiss-
, to make smooth
, from plan
, from Latin plānus
; see pelə-
in Indo-European roots
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It was mostly the toolbox that contained square-aced, peening and planishing
hammers, straight and bent snips, left and right-hand shears, loaf weights and many other weird and wonderful names.
The first process is planishing
the weld joint so the weld buildup is reduced to less than 10% of the parent metal thickness.
On the green itself, a forge planishing
hammer from the Isaac Nash factory serves as a reminder of the village's industrial heritage.