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Carpentry Hand Tools

Subjects : industries, carpentry
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1. Compass like tool used to lay out circles and perform incremental step-offs in various layouts.






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






3. Hand saw designed to cut gypsum board.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






11. Vertical; at right angles to level.






12. Wood-drilling tool that adjusts to various diameters.






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






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






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






16. Cutting portion of a bench plane.






17. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






24. Tool with sharp points that is clamped to a strip of wood to lay out arcs.






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






26. Horizontal or perpendicular to the force of gravity.






27. Vertical; at right angles to level.






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






29. Tool designed to remove thin layers of material from various surfaces.






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






31. Interchangeable tips or various driving style heads.






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






33. General purpose prying tool with flattened claws.






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






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






36. A square tool with a sliding blade.






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






38. Short hand saw with a tapered blade used to cut curves or irregular shapes.






39. Saws designed to cut metal.






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






41. 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.






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






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






44. Wood-boring bit with a piloting screw tip.






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






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






47. Tool designed to remove thin layers of material from various surfaces.






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






49. Carpenter's tool used to drive and pull nails.






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