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Common Hand Tools

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






2. A steel too used to indent metal.






3. A steel too used to indent metal.






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






5. 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.






6. 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.






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






8. 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.






9. 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.






10. A cut or channel made by a saw.






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






12. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






18. 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.






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






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






21. 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.






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






23. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






32. Unit of measure used to describe the amount of pressure exerted (torque) to tighten a small 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. Treated with heat to create or restore hardness in steal.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






44. 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.






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






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






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






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






49. A tool used to remove nails.






50. 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.