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Common Hand Tools

Subject : engineering
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1. A tool with a claw at each end - commonly used to pull nails.






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






4. A steel too used to indent metal.






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






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






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. 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.






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 wench with an open end and a closed end.






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






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






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






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






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






16. A cut or channel made by a saw.






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






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






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






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






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






22. 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.






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






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






25. A tool used to remove nails.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






42. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






49. 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.






50. A cut or channel made by a saw.