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Carpentry Hand Tools

Subjects : industries, carpentry
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1. A cutout along the edge or end of lumber.






2. General purpose prying tool with flattened claws.






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






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






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






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






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






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






9. Tool used to outline a mortise butt hinges.






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






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






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






13. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






21. Interchangeable tips or various driving style heads.






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






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






24. Cutting portion of a bench plane.






25. Hand saw designed to cut gypsum board.






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






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






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






29. Pliers with adjustable jaws.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






40. Saws designed to cut metal.






41. Vertical; at right angles to level.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






50. Pliers with adjustable jaws.