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Carpentry Hand Tools

Subjects : industries, carpentry
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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. A small hand tool with a low-blade angle used to shave thin layers of wood.






2. A cut - partway through - and running with the grain of lumber.






3. Laying out woodwork to fit against on irregular surface.






4. Metals shears with lever-action handles to increase cutting power.






5. Heavier (20-32 ounce) hammers used in framing.






6. A pointed weight attached to a line to test for plumb.






7. Metals shears with lever-action handles to increase cutting power.






8. Term used to describe long measuring tools that are rewound by hand.






9. The back end of objects - such as a handsaw or hand plane.






10. String in a box with colored powder used to establish straight lines.






11. A length of wood or metal having at least one straight edge to be used for testing straight surfaces.






12. Saws designed to cut metal.






13. (What teachers are to students) terms used to describe larger drill holes.






14. Saws designed to cut in the direction that is parallel to the wood grain.






15. A cut - partway through - and across the grain of lumber.






16. All-purpose cutting tool - typically with a retractable blade.






17. A cut - partway through - and across the grain of lumber.






18. A fixed or adjustable tool for guiding handsaws in cutting miter joints or in making cross cuts.






19. A square tool with a sliding blade.






20. Term used for drilling bits typically with a retractable blade.






21. Horizontal or perpendicular to the force of gravity.






22. Vertical; at right angles to level.






23. Heavier (20-32 ounce) hammers used in framing.






24. Tool used to outline a mortise butt hinges.






25. The cutting of the end of a piece at any angle other than a right angle.






26. The sloping edge or side of a piece for which the angle formed by the slope is not a right angle.






27. Tool used for quick layout of angles - particular for rafters.






28. A length of wood or metal having at least one straight edge to be used for testing straight surfaces.






29. (What teachers are to students) terms used to describe larger drill holes.






30. The joining of two pieces by cutting the end of each piece by bisecting the angle at which they are joined.






31. Hand tools used to shave thin layers of wood.






32. A lightweight hatchet with both a sharp blade and a heel that is used to apply wood shakes and shingles.






33. Compass like tool used to lay out circles and perform incremental step-offs in various layouts.






34. Hand saw designed to cut gypsum board.






35. A fixed or adjustable tool for guiding handsaws in cutting miter joints or in making cross cuts.






36. Making a flared depression around the top of a hole to receive the head of a flathead screw; also the tool used to make the depression.






37. The forward end of tools - such as a handsaw and hand plane.






38. Hand saws that cut while being drawn toward the user.






39. Wrench with jaws that move to various widths by turning a screw.






40. Cutting tools designed to cut across wood grain.






41. Two foot long tool with spirit vials used to determine level and plumb.






42. Hand tools used to shave thin layers of wood.






43. A cut - partway through - and running with the grain of lumber.






44. Term used to describe long measuring tools that are rewound by hand.






45. A cutout along the edge or end of lumber.






46. All-purpose cutting tool - typically with a retractable blade.






47. Pliers with adjustable jaws.






48. Term used to describe cutting hole with turning bits.






49. Term used for drilling bits typically with a retractable blade.






50. Shearlike tool used for all purpose cutting of sheet metal.