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Common Hand Tools

Subject : engineering
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1. A steel too used to indent metal.






2. 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.






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






4. A cut or channel made by a saw.






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






6. 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.






7. 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.






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






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






10. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






18. A flat - steel square commonly used in carpentry.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






28. A cut or channel made by a saw.






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






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






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






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






33. 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.






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






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






36. 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






37. 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.






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






39. 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.






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






41. A tool used to remove nails.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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