Definition of jack plane in English:
A medium-sized plane for use in carpentry.
- Then they were to set off for Bedford County with two hand saws, two jack planes, four chisels, augers ‘for common framing,’ a foot adze, and ‘one of the narrow adzes which were made here to dig gutters in the joists.’
- The general form of these planes is that of a jack plane with projections on either side of the sole.
- The jointer, in excellent condition, brought $2,530 while the jack plane, with a bruised wedge and handle, sold for $2,090.
Definition of jack plane in:
- British & World English dictionary
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