Definitions for: Jointer


[n] a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together



Webster (1913) Definition: Joint"er, n.
1. One who, or that which, joints.

2. A plane for smoothing the surfaces of pieces which are to
be accurately joined; especially:
(a) The longest plane used by a joiner.
(b) (Coopering) A long stationary plane, for plaining the
edges of barrel staves.

3. (Masonry)
(a) A bent piece of iron inserted to strengthen the joints
of a wall.
(b) A tool for pointing the joints in brickwork.

Synonyms: jointer plane, jointing plane, long plane

See Also: carpenter's plane, plane, woodworking plane

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