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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. Wood-boring bit with a piloting screw tip.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






9. General purpose prying tool with flattened claws.






10. Horizontal or perpendicular to the force of gravity.






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






12. Pliers with adjustable jaws.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






22. General purpose prying tool with flattened claws.






23. Interchangeable tips or various driving style heads.






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






25. Hand saw designed to cut gypsum board.






26. Thinner version of a compass saw.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






36. Thinner version of a compass saw.






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






38. 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.






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






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






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






42. Cutting tools designed to cut across wood grain.






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






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






45. Pliers with adjustable jaws.






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






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






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






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






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