tonguing and grooving plane


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Noun1.tonguing and grooving plane - a plane having cutters designed to make the tongues and grooves on the edges of matchboardstonguing and grooving plane - a plane having cutters designed to make the tongues and grooves on the edges of matchboards
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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Also, a pair of planes called "match planes" was once used to cut matching parts like tongue and groove, giving rise to an ingeniously formed "tonguing and grooving plane" that performed both functions.