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Carpentry Hand Tools

Subjects : industries, carpentry
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1. Wood-drilling tool that adjusts to various diameters.






2. Pliers with adjustable jaws.






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






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






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






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






7. Thinner version of a compass saw.






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






9. Vertical; at right angles to level.






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






11. A square tool with a sliding blade.






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






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






14. Cutting portion of a bench plane.






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






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






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






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






19. General purpose prying tool with flattened claws.






20. Thinner version of a compass saw.






21. Hand saw designed to cut gypsum board.






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






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






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


25. Saws designed to cut metal.






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






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






28. General purpose prying tool with flattened claws.






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






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






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






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






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






34. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






42. Vertical; at right angles to level.






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






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






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






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






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






48. Pliers with adjustable jaws.






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






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