jack plane

IPA: dʒˈækpɫˈeɪn

noun

  • A general-purpose bench plane, used for general sizing of wood and for smoothing or straightening edges.

jackplane

IPA: dʒˈækpɫˈeɪn

noun

  • Alternative spelling of jack plane [A general-purpose bench plane, used for general sizing of wood and for smoothing or straightening edges.]

Examples of "jackplane" in Sentences

    Examples of "jack-plane" in Sentences

    • Perhaps if you got a jack-plane and planed the walls off it would suffice.
    • In a smooth-plane 1/32 inch is enough, in a jack-plane 1/8 inch is often desirable.
    • The mechanics arming, (the trowel, the jack-plane, the blacksmith’s hammer, tost aside with precipitation;)
    • The _smooth-plane_, 5-1/2 "to 10" long, is a short plane, similar to the jack-plane, except that the cutting edge is straight.
    • The next Saturday he earned a dollar with a jack-plane; at the end of his college term he had paid his way and had seven dollars left.
    • Among them was a young Presbyterian missionary whom he met for the first time on the hillside, engaged on a squared log with a big jack-plane.
    • These four planes, the jack-plane, the fore-plane, the jointer, and the smooth-plane, are essentially alike, and directions for the use of one apply to all.
    • The _fore-plane_, 22 "to 26" long, and the _jointer_, 28 "to 30" long, are large planes, similar to the jack-plane, except that the cutting edge is straight.
    • In his labours he had the help of a friendly digger — a carpenter by trade — who one evening, pipe in mouth, had stood to watch his amateurish efforts with the jack-plane.
    • Yet no New Englander among them was more democratic than the son of plain 'Farmer George' who used often in Halifax "to put his own hand to the jack-plane and drive the cross-cut saw."

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