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Carpentry Hand Tools

Subjects : industries, carpentry
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1. Term used for drilling bits typically with a retractable blade.






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






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






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






5. Thinner version of a compass saw.






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






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






8. Compass like tool used to lay out circles and perform incremental step-offs in various layouts.






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






10. Cutting portion of a bench plane.






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






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






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






14. Interchangeable tips or various driving style heads.






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






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






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






18. A square tool with a sliding blade.






19. Tool used to outline a mortise butt hinges.






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






21. Interchangeable tips or various driving style heads.






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






23. Cutting tools designed to cut across wood grain.






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






25. Saws designed to cut metal.






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






27. Compass like tool used to lay out circles and perform incremental step-offs in various layouts.






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






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






30. Measuring devices made of a steel self retracting tape.






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






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






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






34. Metals shears with lever-action handles to increase cutting power.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






45. Prying tool used to remove nails that have been driven all the way.






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






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






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






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






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