Definition of block plane in English:

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block plane


A carpenter’s plane with a blade set at an acute angle, used especially for planing across the end grain of wood.
Example sentences
  • Set the nails and use a block plane to remove additional wood as needed to make the extension jamb flush with the wall surface.
  • In that case, use a block plane to plane the jamb flush with the interior wall surface.
  • Mark all cut lines with a pencil; trim panels to size using a block plane for the sides and a handsaw for the ends.

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