Entry from US English dictionary
A plane for making a rabbet in a piece of wood.
- 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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