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Common Hand Tools

Subject : engineering
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1. To smooth out threads or edges on a screw or nut.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






20. 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.






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






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






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






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






25. 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.






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






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






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






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






30. A steel too used to indent metal.






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






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






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






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






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






36. 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.






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






38. A cut or channel made by a saw.






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






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






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






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






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






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






45. A tool used to remove nails.






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






47. 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.






48. A steel too used to indent metal.






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






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.