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a small plane used on end grains of wood

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Some block planes have an adjustable mouth to vary chip thickness.
A block plane is the smallest, simplest plane, used for light work, smoothing the end grain of boards and shaping small pieces of wood.
I own several planes, both power and hand, big and small, but the one I reach for most often is the handy little block plane. Nothing beats it for simplicity and convenience.
TOOLS OF THE INFORMATION AGE, unlike old coping saws, block planes, and wood chisels, lose their value by the minute.
A low-angle, adjustable-mouth block plane is useful for a variety of more finished work, with accuracy down to the nearest sixty-fourth of an inch.