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Carpentry Hand Tools

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






2. Thinner version of a compass saw.






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






4. Cutting tools designed to cut across wood grain.






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






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






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






8. Hand saw designed to cut gypsum board.






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






10. Vertical; at right angles to level.






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






12. Tool used to temporarily hold material together.






13. General purpose prying tool with flattened claws.






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






15. Hand saw designed to cut gypsum board.






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






17. Cutting portion of a bench plane.






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






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






20. Interchangeable tips or various driving style heads.






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






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






23. Horizontal or perpendicular to the force of gravity.






24. Saws designed to cut metal.






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






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






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






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






29. General purpose prying tool with flattened claws.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






43. Tool used to temporarily hold material together.






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






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






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






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






48. Interchangeable tips or various driving style heads.






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






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