Definition of shooting board in English:

shooting board

Syllabification: shoot·ing board


A board with a step-shaped profile used to guide the motion of a plane relative to a workpiece to ensure accurate planing.
More example sentences
  • The edges were planed, using stereotype planes on an iron shooting board.
  • Also notice the cleat at the front of the shooting board which serves to brace it to the bench edge.
  • The first shooting board that I build will be a quick-and-dirty prototype with which to experiment.

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