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Carpentry Hand Tools

Subjects : industries, carpentry
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1. Tool used for quick layout of angles - particular for rafters.






2. Thinner version of a compass saw.






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






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






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






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






7. Saws designed to cut metal.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






26. Cutting tools designed to cut across wood grain.






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






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






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






30. Thinner version of a compass saw.






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






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






33. Hand saw designed to cut gypsum board.






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






35. General purpose prying tool with flattened claws.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






44. Interchangeable tips or various driving style heads.






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






46. Tool used to temporarily hold material together.






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






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






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






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