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Carpentry Hand Tools

Subjects : industries, carpentry
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1. Two foot long tool with spirit vials used to determine level and plumb.






2. Thinner version of a compass saw.






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






4. The joining of two pieces by cutting the end of each piece by bisecting the angle at which they are joined.






5. Interchangeable tips or various driving style heads.






6. Shearlike tool used for all purpose cutting of sheet metal.






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






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






9. Pliers with adjustable jaws.






10. A square tool with a sliding blade.






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






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






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






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






15. Short hand saw with a tapered blade used to cut curves or irregular shapes.






16. Term used for drilling bits typically with a retractable blade.






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






18. Tool used for quick layout of angles - particular for rafters.






19. Saws designed to cut metal.






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






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






22. Pliers with adjustable jaws.






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






24. Horizontal or perpendicular to the force of gravity.






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






26. Horizontal or perpendicular to the force of gravity.






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






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






29. The joining of two pieces by cutting the end of each piece by bisecting the angle at which they are joined.






30. All-purpose cutting tool - typically with a retractable blade.






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






32. Laying out woodwork to fit against on irregular surface.






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






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






35. Tool used to temporarily hold material together.






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






37. The back end of objects - such as a handsaw or hand plane.






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






39. Vertical; at right angles to level.






40. Cutting tools designed to cut across wood grain.






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






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






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






44. Cutting portion of a bench plane.






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






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






47. Tool used to outline a mortise butt hinges.






48. Shearlike tool used for all purpose cutting of sheet metal.






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






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