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Carpentry Hand Tools

Subjects : industries, carpentry
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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. Nails driven diagonally to fasten the end of framing.






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






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






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






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






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






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






8. 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.






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






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






11. Thinner version of a compass saw.






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






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






14. Vertical; at right angles to level.






15. Pliers with adjustable jaws.






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






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






18. Saws designed to cut metal.






19. Tool used to temporarily hold material together.






20. 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.






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






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






23. Vertical; at right angles to level.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






31. Tool used to outline a mortise butt hinges.






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






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






34. Metal tool designed to be driven by a hammer - and which is used to make mortises and other rectangular holes in wood.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






42. Hand saw designed to cut gypsum board.






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






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






45. Cutting portion of a bench plane.






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






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






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






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






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