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Common Hand Tools

Subject : engineering
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1. A flat - steel square commonly used in carpentry.






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






3. A steel too used to indent metal.






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






5. 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.






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






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






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






9. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






16. 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.






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






18. Teeth on the gripping part of a wrench. Also refers to the number of teeth per inch on a handsaw.






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






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






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






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






23. A tool used to remove nails.






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






25. A hammer with a flat face that is used to strike cold chisels and punches. The rounded end - the peen- is used to bend and shape sort metal






26. 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.






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






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






29. A joint made by fastening together usually perpendicular parts with the ends cut at an angle.






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






31. A straight steel rod with a curved claw at one end that is used to pull nails that have been driven flush with the surface of the wood or slightly blow it.






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






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






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






35. 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.






36. 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.






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






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






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






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






41. Teeth on the gripping part of a wrench. Also refers to the number of teeth per inch on a handsaw.






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






43. A tool used to remove nails.






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






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






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






47. A device such as a bolt - clasp - hook - or lock used to attach or secure one material to another.






48. A device such as a bolt - clasp - hook - or lock used to attach or secure one material to another.






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






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