Edge Trimming Plane

December 2, 2007

The next episode in our talk of speciality planes, let’s talk about the edge trimming plane. A single minded plane, the edge trimmer is meant for ensuring that edges of boards are exactly 90 degrees to the adjoining faces.

The body consists of two faces, one that is the sole of the plane through which the blade projects. And the other is essentially a built in fence exactly 90 degrees to the blade.

The blade sits in the body bevel up and at a 25 degree angle, thus making it a great plane for end grain work…

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