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trying plane

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Definition of trying plane in English:

noun

A long, heavy plane used in smoothing the edges of roughly planed wood.
Example sentences
  • 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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