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fore plane

noun, Carpentry.
1.
a plane, intermediate in size between a jack plane and a jointer plane, used for preliminary smoothing.
Origin of fore plane
1695-1705
1695-1705
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  • The face of the fore plane must be kept perfectly flat on the underside, which should be square with the sides of the plane.

  • On the other hand, the fore plane should invariably be used for straightening the edges of boards, or for fine surfacing purposes.

    Carpentry for Boys J. S. Zerbe
  • The legs should be dressed square and smoothed down with the fore plane to make them perfectly straight.

    Carpentry for Boys J. S. Zerbe

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