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jointer planeclick to hear

The longest in the plane family, it is used for planing large pieces of wood and is not thrown off by bumps or indentations.
jointer plane depth-of-cut adjustment knob knob lever cap sole heel toe

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.

knob click to hear

Handle for guiding and stabilizing the tool.

lever cap click to hear

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

sole click to hear

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

heel click to hear

Rear end of the tool.

toe click to hear

Front end of the tool.