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Carpentry Hand Tools

Subjects : industries, carpentry
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1. General purpose prying tool with flattened claws.






2. Tool used to drive nail heads below the surface.






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






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






5. Saws designed to cut metal.






6. 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.






7. Tool used to outline a mortise butt hinges.






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






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






10. Vertical; at right angles to level.






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






12. Interchangeable tips or various driving style heads.






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






14. Vertical; at right angles to level.






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






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






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






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






19. Pliers with adjustable jaws.






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






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






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






23. A square tool with a sliding blade.






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






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






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






27. Cutting tools designed to cut across wood grain.






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






29. Horizontal or perpendicular to the force of gravity.






30. Pliers with adjustable jaws.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






42. A cut - partway through - and running with the grain of lumber.






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






44. Tool used to outline a mortise butt hinges.






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






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






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






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






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






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