jack plane definition

  • noun:
    • A general-purpose workbench airplane, used for general size of wood and smoothing or straightening edges.
    • a joiner's jet employed for coarse work.
    • In woodworking, an airplane about 18 inches lengthy utilized by joiners for coarse work. See plane.
    • a carpenter's jet for rough completing

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