Definition of rabbet plane in English:

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rabbet plane

Pronunciation: /ˈrabət ˌplān/

Entry from US English dictionary


A plane for making a rabbet in a piece of wood.
Example sentences
  • This can be tolerated in rough work or easily corrected with a second pass of the rabbet plane on its side.
  • The Metallic Plane Co. made several variations of the No.11 filletster and rabbet plane including some with a rack and pinion adjustment and bulbous lever cap, and some with a very attractive and delicate filigree fence.
  • A No.212 musical instrument maker's scraper plane in the box realized $3,600 and an aluminum No. A78 duplex rabbet plane in the box brought $2,000.

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Syllabification: rab·bet plane

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