bench hook

bench hook
noun
any of various stops on a workbench against which work can be pushed (as while chiseling or planing)
Hypernyms: ↑catch, ↑stop

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noun
: any of various hook-shaped stops on a bench against which work may be pushed (as while planing or chiseling)

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Carpentry.
a device with a hooklike part fitting over the front edge of a workbench as a means of preventing an object from slipping toward the rear of the bench.
[1815-25]

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bench clamp, bench hook, or bench stop,
a vise or other device on a workbench for holding work steady, or for forcing parts together.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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