A board with a step-shaped profile used to guide the motion of a plane relative to a workpiece to ensure accurate planing.
- 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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Syllabification: shoot·ing board
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