from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The cutter of a plane; a plane-iron.


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  • The plane-bit fits into the saw-kerf K, and in grinding is easily held firmly in place by the hand.

    Handwork in Wood

  • A still simpler holder for the plane-bit only, is a strip of wood

    Handwork in Wood

  • The tool-holder consists of four parts: (1) a strip C, 1-1/2 "thick, and as wide as the widest plane-bit to be ground.

    Handwork in Wood


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