from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The body of a plane, in which the cutting-iron is fitted.


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  • In this form, the cutter or plane-iron, tho still wedge-shaped, was reversed, being made heavier at the cutting edge in order to facilitate fastening it in the wooden plane-stock by means of the wooden wedge.

    Handwork in Wood

  • This plane-stock prevents the scraper from unduly lowering some portions of the surface.

    Handwork in Wood


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