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






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






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






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






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






6. Vertical; at right angles to level.






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






8. Thinner version of a compass saw.






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






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






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






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






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






14. Tool used to temporarily hold material together.






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






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






17. Vertical; at right angles to level.






18. 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.






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






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






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






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






23. A square tool with a sliding blade.






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






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






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






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






28. Saws designed to cut metal.






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






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






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






32. General purpose prying tool with flattened claws.






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






34. Cutting portion of a bench plane.






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






36. Pliers with adjustable jaws.






37. All-purpose cutting tool - typically with a retractable blade.






38. Horizontal or perpendicular to the force of gravity.






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






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






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






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






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






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






45. Cutting tools designed to cut across wood grain.






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






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






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






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






50. Hand saw designed to cut gypsum board.