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ˈdrɔˌnaɪfdrawknife

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drawknife, drawshavenoun

    a woodworker's knife to shave surfaces

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drawknifenoun

    a joiner's tool having a blade with a handle at each end, used to shave off surfaces, by drawing it toward one; a shave; -- called also drawshave, and drawing shave

  2. Drawknifenoun

    a tool used for the purpose of making an incision along the path a saw is to follow, to prevent it from tearing the surface of the wood

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  1. Drawknife

    A drawknife is a traditional woodworking hand tool used to shape wood by removing shavings. It consists of a blade with a handle at each end. The blade is much longer than it is deep. It is pulled or "drawn" toward the user. The drawknife in the illustration has a blade 23 cm long; much shorter drawknives are also made. The blade is sharpened to a chisel bevel. Traditionally, it is a rounded, smooth bezel. The handles can be below the level of the blade or at the same level.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of drawknife in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of drawknife in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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