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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. The sharpening of a tool on a sharpening stone by rubbing the tool on the stone.






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






3. Driving a fastener nearly perpendicular to the material surfacer.






4. Nails driven diagonally to fasten the end of framing.






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






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






7. Hand saw with short thin blade held by a bow-shaped frame used to cut irregular shapes in trim.






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






9. Tool used to drive nail heads below the surface.






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






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






12. Tool used to outline a mortise butt hinges.






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






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






15. Large pry bar used in demolition; often called a crow bar.






16. General purpose prying tool with flattened claws.






17. Cutting portion of a bench plane.






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






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






20. Hand tool used to shave thin layers of wood.






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






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






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






24. Saws designed to cut metal.






25. Vertical; at right angles to level.






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






27. Measuring devices made of a steel self retracting tape.






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






29. Tool used to drive nail heads below the surface.






30. Vertical; at right angles to level.






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






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






33. Cutting portion of a bench plane.






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






35. Interchangeable tips or various driving style heads.






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






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






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






39. Large pry bar used in demolition; often called a crow bar.






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






41. Cutting tools designed to cut across wood grain.






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






43. Cutting tools designed to cut across wood grain.






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






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






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






47. Prying tool used to remove nails that have been driven all the way.






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






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






50. A small hand tool with a low-blade angle used to shave thin layers of wood.