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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. General purpose prying tool with flattened claws.






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






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






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






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






7. Tool used to outline a mortise butt hinges.






8. A square tool with a sliding blade.






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






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






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






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






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






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






15. Thinner version of a compass saw.






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






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






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






19. Hand saw designed to cut gypsum board.






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






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






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






23. Tool used to temporarily hold material together.






24. Cutting tools designed to cut across wood grain.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






43. Cutting tools designed to cut across wood grain.






44. Horizontal or perpendicular to the force of gravity.






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






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






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






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






49. Vertical; at right angles to level.






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