drawknife definition

  • noun:
    • A knife with a handle at each and every end of knife, used in combination with a drawing movement to shave a surface. Also known as drawshave.
    • A joiner's tool having a blade with a handle at each and every end, always shave down areas, by drawing it toward one; a shave; a drawshave.
    • an instrument useful for the purpose of making an incision across the path a saw should follow, to stop it from ripping the top of wood.
    • see drawing knife.
    • Same as drawing-knife, 2.
    • a woodworker's knife to shave surfaces
  • verb:
    • To cut or shave with a drawknife.

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