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Hand tool with a cutting blade, intended mainly for planing a wood surface or to give it a shape (e.g., beveled, chamfered).
plane frog-adjustment screw cap iron toe blade sole heel depth-of-cut adjustment knob handle lateral-adjustment lever wedge lever lever cap knob

frog-adjustment screw click to hear

Screw adjusting the blade’s slant and, therefore, the width of the opening (mouth) that removes the shavings.

cap iron click to hear

Metal part in apposition to the blade; it breaks off the wood shavings to facilitate their removal.

toe click to hear

Front end of the tool.

blade click to hear

Metal plate whose beveled edge constitutes the cutting edge of the plane.

sole click to hear

Support plate, which rests on the surface of the piece to be planed.

heel click to hear

Rear end of the tool.

depth-of-cut adjustment knob click to hear

Screw for controlling the motion of the blade in relation to the sole; this determines the depth of the cut.

handle click to hear

lateral-adjustment lever click to hear

Device for aligning the cutting edge of the blade with the plane of the sole.

wedge lever click to hear

Lever for holding or releasing the assembly made up of the lever cap, blade and cap iron.

lever cap click to hear

Part keeping the blade and the cap iron in place and under pressure.

knob click to hear

Handle for guiding and stabilizing the tool.