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Carpentry Hand Tools

Subjects : industries, carpentry
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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






9. Interchangeable tips or various driving style heads.






10. Cutting tools designed to cut across wood grain.






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






12. Tool used to outline a mortise butt hinges.






13. A square tool with a sliding blade.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






35. Tool used to outline a mortise butt hinges.






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






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






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






39. Vertical; at right angles to level.






40. Tool used to temporarily hold material together.






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






42. Pliers with adjustable jaws.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






50. Interchangeable tips or various driving style heads.