bench plane


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bench plane

[′bench ‚plān]
(design engineering)
A plane used primarily in benchwork on flat surfaces, such as a block plane or jack plane.

bench plane

A plane, 1 used primarily in benchwork on flat surfaces, as a block plane or jack plane.
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There are three broad groups of planes: bench planes, block planes and specialty planes.
Bench planes are adjustable; the best have lateral, as well as fore and aft cutter adjustment and a movable frog to vary the mouth opening.