woodworking plane

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Noun1.woodworking plane - a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping woodwoodworking 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)
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His best known design is the universally used 'Surform' woodworking plane. He spent most of the rest of his working life in education, whilst continuing his studies himself, gaining an Open University degree in 1976.
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