Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of trying plane in English:
A long, heavy plane used in smoothing the edges of roughly planed wood.
- The trying plane has a tighter mouth and is intended for finish cuts and can be used as a jointer for shorter stock.
- They appear to have had something of a leaning towards patenting stuff, including jack and trying planes with built in oilstones!
- These include bench planes typically referred to by name as jointer or trying planes, fore planes, smoothing planes and jack planes.
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