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






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






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






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






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






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






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






8. A square tool with a sliding blade.






9. Saws designed to cut metal.






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






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






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






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






14. Tool used to temporarily hold material together.






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






16. Cutting tools designed to cut across wood grain.






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






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






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






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






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






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






23. Hand saw designed to cut gypsum board.






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






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






26. 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.






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






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






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






30. 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.






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






32. Thinner version of a compass saw.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






41. Hand saw designed to cut gypsum board.






42. Vertical; at right angles to level.






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






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






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






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






47. Saws designed to cut metal.






48. Pliers with adjustable jaws.






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






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