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Common Hand Tools

Subject : engineering
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1. A square whose legs are fixed at a right angle.






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






3. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






9. 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.






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






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






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






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






14. 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.






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






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






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






18. 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.






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






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






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






22. 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.






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






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






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






26. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






32. A steel too used to indent metal.






33. 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






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






35. 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.






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






37. 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.






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






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






40. A tool used to remove nails.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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 flat - steel square commonly used in carpentry.






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