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Common Hand Tools

Subject : engineering
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1. A wench with an open end and a closed end.






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






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






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






5. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






13. 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.






14. A cut or channel made by a saw.






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






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






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






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






19. A steel too used to indent metal.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






30. 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.






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






32. A cut or channel made by a saw.






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






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






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






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






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






38. 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.






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






40. A tool used to remove nails.






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






42. 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.






43. 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






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






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






46. 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.






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






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






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






50. 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.