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Carpentry Hand Tools

Subjects : industries, carpentry
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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Tool used for quick layout of angles - particular for rafters.






2. Hand tool used to shave thin layers of wood.






3. Making a flared depression around the top of a hole to receive the head of a flathead screw; also the tool used to make the depression.






4. Vertical; at right angles to level.






5. Handsaw blade style with aggressive teeth that cut wood fast in both directions.






6. A cut - partway through - and across the grain of lumber.






7. The forward end of tools - such as a handsaw and hand plane.






8. Heavier (20-32 ounce) hammers used in framing.






9. Term used to describe cutting hole with turning bits.






10. Wood-boring bit with a piloting screw tip.






11. A pointed weight attached to a line to test for plumb.






12. Hand tools used to shave thin layers of wood.






13. General purpose prying tool with flattened claws.






14. Hand saw with short thin blade held by a bow-shaped frame used to cut irregular shapes in trim.






15. Term used to describe long measuring tools that are rewound by hand.






16. The sharpening of a tool on a sharpening stone by rubbing the tool on the stone.






17. Saws designed to cut in the direction that is parallel to the wood grain.






18. Cutting tools designed to cut across wood grain.






19. Tool designed to remove thin layers of material from various surfaces.






20. The forward end of tools - such as a handsaw and hand plane.






21. Two foot long tool with spirit vials used to determine level and plumb.






22. Large pry bar used in demolition; often called a crow bar.






23. Wood-boring bit with a piloting screw tip.






24. Two foot long tool with spirit vials used to determine level and plumb.






25. Horizontal or perpendicular to the force of gravity.






26. Cutting tools designed to cut across wood grain.






27. (What teachers are to students) terms used to describe larger drill holes.






28. Carpenter's tool used to drive and pull nails.






29. A lightweight hatchet with both a sharp blade and a heel that is used to apply wood shakes and shingles.






30. Metal tool designed to be driven by a hammer - and which is used to make mortises and other rectangular holes in wood.






31. Thinner version of a compass saw.






32. Wood-drilling tool that adjusts to various diameters.






33. A length of wood or metal having at least one straight edge to be used for testing straight surfaces.






34. Tool used to temporarily hold material together.






35. The cutting of the end of a piece at any angle other than a right angle.






36. Nails driven diagonally to fasten the end of framing.






37. Making a flared depression around the top of a hole to receive the head of a flathead screw; also the tool used to make the depression.






38. A small hand tool with a low-blade angle used to shave thin layers of wood.






39. String in a box with colored powder used to establish straight lines.






40. Wrench with jaws that move to various widths by turning a screw.






41. Hand saw designed to cut gypsum board.






42. A fixed or adjustable tool for guiding handsaws in cutting miter joints or in making cross cuts.






43. A cutout along the edge or end of lumber.






44. The cutting of the end of a piece at any angle other than a right angle.






45. Tool with sharp points that is clamped to a strip of wood to lay out arcs.






46. Hand saws that cut while being drawn toward the user.






47. The sloping edge or side of a piece for which the angle formed by the slope is not a right angle.






48. Tool used to outline a mortise butt hinges.






49. Driving a fastener nearly perpendicular to the material surfacer.






50. A square tool with a sliding blade.