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Carpentry Hand Tools

Subjects : industries, carpentry
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1. Driving a fastener nearly perpendicular to the material surfacer.






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






3. Cutting tools designed to cut across wood grain.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






11. 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.






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






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






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






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






16. Pliers with adjustable jaws.






17. A square tool with a sliding blade.






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






19. Thinner version of a compass saw.






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






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






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






23. Cutting portion of a bench plane.






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






25. General purpose prying tool with flattened claws.






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






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






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






29. Cutting portion of a bench plane.






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






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






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






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






34. Saws designed to cut metal.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






43. Tool used to temporarily hold material together.






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






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






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






47. Tool used to outline a mortise butt hinges.






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






49. Saws designed to cut metal.






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