- a rabbet or groove, as one on a window sash to hold the glass and putty.
- Also called fillister plane. a plane for cutting rabbets or grooves.
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Fillister, fil′is-ter, n. a rabbeting plane used in making window-sashes.
The forms of the heads are as in Fig. 387, a being termed a Fillister, b a countersink, and c a round head.
For rabbeting and fillister work the upper holes q are used, while using ploughs the lower ones are brought into requisition.
filister or fillester
- Also called: fillister plane an adjustable plane for cutting rabbets, grooves, etc
- Also called: sash fillister a rabbet or groove, esp one in a window sash bar for a pane of glass