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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).
Screw adjusting the blade’s slant and, therefore, the width of the opening (mouth) that removes the shavings.
Metal part in apposition to the blade; it breaks off the wood shavings to facilitate their removal.
Front end of the tool.
Metal plate whose beveled edge constitutes the cutting edge of the plane.
Support plate, which rests on the surface of the piece to be planed.
Rear end of the tool.
depth-of-cut adjustment knob
Screw for controlling the motion of the blade in relation to the sole; this determines the depth of the cut.
Device for aligning the cutting edge of the blade with the plane of the sole.
Lever for holding or releasing the assembly made up of the lever cap, blade and cap iron.
Part keeping the blade and the cap iron in place and under pressure.
Handle for guiding and stabilizing the tool.