from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- a. & vb. n. from
planish, v. t.
- (Coining) rolls between which metal strips are passed while cold, to bring them to exactly the required thickness.
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- verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of
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Now, in our moral "planishing" we need to know where and how to direct our blows, lest in endeavoring to lessen the evil we not only increase the evil itself, but produce other evils almost as great as the one we intended to cure.
At last count I had a ball pien, a cross pien, a panel hammer (autobody), six framing hammers (16-28 oz), a couple of finish hammers, a planishing hammer, 3 or 4 hand sledges, a tack hammer and a 12 # sledge hammer.
We publish illustrations of a Thwaites suspension pneumatic power ½ cwt. hammer of a new design, for planishing pipes and plates, for which we are indebted to _Engineering_.
For planishing pipes or tubes a long wrought iron mandrel is provided mounted on two cast iron carriages, each having four flanged wheels for running on rails.
Had we asked an artisan practised in 'planishing,' as it is called, he would have told us that no good was to be done, but only mischief, by hitting down on the projecting part.
The hammer is arranged so that tubes 4 feet in diameter can be worked for planishing plates.
Upon close inspection we cannot fail to notice a striking peculiarity upon the surface; the roughness is very remarkable; the planishing hammer has left amazingly visible indications of its busy work.
Williams with a planishing hammer (left); final polishing
- locksmiths hammers (hand hammer, riveting hammer, bench hammer) - hammers for sheet metal working (chasing, curving, finishing and planishing (or smoothing) hammers as well as wooden, rubber and aluminium hammers).
a rocking lever and movable fulcrum, are similar to those in the planishing hammer, differing only in the details, which provide double guides and bearings for the principal working parts.