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Common Hand Tools

Subject : engineering
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1. A joint made by fastening together usually perpendicular parts with the ends cut at an angle.






2. A type of carpenter's square made of cast aluminum that combines a protractor - try square - and framing square.






3. To smooth out threads or edges on a screw or nut.






4. A smooth jawed adjustable wrench used for turning nuts - bolts - and pipe fittings. Often refered to as a Cresent wrench






5. The turning or twisting force applied to an object - such as a nut - bolt - or screw - using a socket wrench or screwdriver to tighten it. Torque is measured in inch-pounds or foot-pounds.






6. Metal handle-end of a file. The tang fits into a wooden or plastic file handle.






7. Treated with heat to create or restore hardness in steal.






8. A tool with a claw at each end - commonly used to pull nails.






9. A nonadjustable wrench with an opening at each end that determines the size of the wrench.






10. A hammer with a flat striking face. The other end of the head is curved and divided into two claws to remove nails.






11. A wrench - usually double-ended - that has a closed socket that fits over the head of a bolt.






12. A steel too used to indent metal.






13. Describing a surface made smooth by using a tool called a plane.






14. A pin - usually round - that fits into a corresponding hole to fasten or align two pieces.






15. Unit of measure used to describe the amount of pressure exerted (torque) to tighten a small object.






16. To cut slant at an angle that is not a right angle (90 degrees). The angle or inclination of a line or surface that meets another at any angle but 90 degrees.






17. a prying tool with a nail slot at the end to pull nails out in tightly enclosed areas. It can also be used as a small pry bar.






18. Unit of measure used to describe the amount of pressure exerted (torque) to tighten a small object.






19. The straight sides or jaws of a wrench opening. Also - the sides on a nut or bolt head.






20. To heat or fuse two or more pieces of metal so that the finished pieces of metal so that the finished piece is as strong as the original; a welded joint.






21. Perfectly vertical; the surface is at a right angle (90 degrees) to the horizon or floor and does not bow out at the top or bottom.






22. A non-adjustable wrench with an enclosed - circular opening designed to lock on to the fastener when the wrench is struck.






23. A piece that projects out of wood or another material for the purpose of being placed into a hole or groove to form a joint.






24. The point where members or the edges of members are joined. the types of welding joints are butt joint - corner joint - and T-joint.






25. The process of bending - shaping - or cutting material by striking it with a tool.






26. A wrench - usually double-ended - that has a closed socket that fits over the head of a bolt.






27. A wench with an open end and a closed end.






28. A wench with an open end and a closed end.






29. A smooth jawed adjustable wrench used for turning nuts - bolts - and pipe fittings. Often refered to as a Cresent wrench






30. To damage the threads on a nut or bolt.






31. An adjustable carpenter's tool consisting of a steel rule that slides through an adjustable head.






32. Exactly adjusted; any piece of material sawed of cut to be rectangle with equal dimensions on all sides; a tool used to check angles.






33. A steel too used to indent metal.






34. A hammer with a flat striking face. The other end of the head is curved and divided into two claws to remove nails.






35. perfectly horizontal; completely flat; also - a tool used to determine if an object is level.






36. A tool used to remove nails.






37. The process of bending - shaping - or cutting material by striking it with a tool.






38. A metal tool with a sharpened - beveled edge used to cut and shape wood - stone - or metal.






39. A metal tool with a sharpened - beveled edge used to cut and shape wood - stone - or metal.






40. A square whose legs are fixed at a right angle.






41. A tool used for heavy-duty dismantling of wood work - such as tearing apart building frames or concrete forms.






42. A piece that projects out of wood or another material for the purpose of being placed into a hole or groove to form a joint.






43. A tool with a claw at each end - commonly used to pull nails.






44. A scissor-shaped type of adjustable wrench equipped with jaws and teeth to grip objects.






45. A wrench for gripping and turning a pipe or pipe-shaped object; it tightens when turned in one direction.






46. A claw hammer with a slightly rounded - or convex - face.






47. A square whose legs are fixed at a right angle.






48. A hexagonal steel bar that is bent to form a right angle. Often referred to as an Allen wrench






49. An adjustable carpenter's tool consisting of a steel rule that slides through an adjustable head.






50. A type of carpenter's square made of cast aluminum that combines a protractor - try square - and framing square.