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Carpentry Hand Tools

Subjects : industries, carpentry
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1. All-purpose cutting tool - typically with a retractable blade.






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






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






4. Vertical; at right angles to level.






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






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






7. Vertical; at right angles to level.






8. General purpose prying tool with flattened claws.






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






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






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






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






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






14. Cutting tools designed to cut across wood grain.






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






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






17. Saws designed to cut metal.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






26. Hand saw designed to cut gypsum board.






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






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






29. Horizontal or perpendicular to the force of gravity.






30. Horizontal or perpendicular to the force of gravity.






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






32. Tool used to temporarily hold material together.






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






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






35. Thinner version of a compass saw.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






43. Cutting portion of a bench plane.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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