smoothing plane


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smoothing plane

[′smüth·iŋ ‚plān]
(design engineering)
A finely set hand tool, usually 5.5-10 inches (14-25.4 centimeters) long, for finishing small areas on wood.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

smoothing plane

A small fine plane used for finishing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.