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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. Handsaw blade style with aggressive teeth that cut wood fast in both directions.






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






3. Vertical; at right angles to level.






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






5. Cutting tools designed to cut across wood grain.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






14. General purpose prying tool with flattened claws.






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






16. Hand saw designed to cut gypsum board.






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






18. A square tool with a sliding blade.






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






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






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






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






23. Pliers with adjustable jaws.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






34. Interchangeable tips or various driving style heads.






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






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






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






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


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






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






41. Handsaw blade style with aggressive teeth that cut wood fast in both directions.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






50. Horizontal or perpendicular to the force of gravity.