Block-plane



a small plane for cutting across the grain.
Historical Examples

Handwork in Wood William Noyes
Handwork in Wood William Noyes
Manual Training Toys for the Boy’s Workshop Harris W. Moore
Woodworking for Beginners Charles Gardner Wheeler
Handwork in Wood William Noyes
Handwork in Wood William Noyes
Handwork in Wood William Noyes
Woodworking for Beginners Charles Gardner Wheeler
Handwork in Wood William Noyes

noun
a carpenter’s small plane used to cut across the end grain of wood

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