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Common Hand Tools

Subject : engineering
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1. A claw hammer with a slightly rounded - or convex - face.






2. To smooth out threads or edges on a screw or nut.






3. A type of carpenter's square made of cast aluminum that combines a protractor - try square - and framing square.






4. The point where members or the edges of members are joined. the types of welding joints are butt joint - corner joint - and T-joint.






5. Metal handle-end of a file. The tang fits into a wooden or plastic file handle.






6. A joint made by fastening together usually perpendicular parts with the ends cut at an angle.






7. A non-adjustable wrench with an enclosed - circular opening designed to lock on to the fastener when the wrench is struck.






8. A tool used to remove nails.






9. a prying tool with a nail slot at the end to pull nails out in tightly enclosed areas. It can also be used as a small pry bar.






10. To damage the threads on a nut or bolt.






11. A device such as a bolt - clasp - hook - or lock used to attach or secure one material to another.






12. A nonadjustable wrench with an opening at each end that determines the size of the wrench.






13. The point where members or the edges of members are joined. the types of welding joints are butt joint - corner joint - and T-joint.






14. The process of bending - shaping - or cutting material by striking it with a tool.






15. A straight steel rod with a curved claw at one end that is used to pull nails that have been driven flush with the surface of the wood or slightly blow it.






16. A wench with an open end and a closed end.






17. To heat or fuse two or more pieces of metal so that the finished pieces of metal so that the finished piece is as strong as the original; a welded joint.






18. A nonadjustable wrench with an opening at each end that determines the size of the wrench.






19. A smooth jawed adjustable wrench used for turning nuts - bolts - and pipe fittings. Often refered to as a Cresent wrench






20. A cut or channel made by a saw.






21. A wrench - usually double-ended - that has a closed socket that fits over the head of a bolt.






22. A square whose legs are fixed at a right angle.






23. A device such as a bolt - clasp - hook - or lock used to attach or secure one material to another.






24. A wrench for gripping and turning a pipe or pipe-shaped object; it tightens when turned in one direction.






25. A square whose legs are fixed at a right angle.






26. A tool used for heavy-duty dismantling of wood work - such as tearing apart building frames or concrete forms.






27. perfectly horizontal; completely flat; also - a tool used to determine if an object is level.






28. To smooth out threads or edges on a screw or nut.






29. A wrench - usually double-ended - that has a closed socket that fits over the head of a bolt.






30. Perfectly vertical; the surface is at a right angle (90 degrees) to the horizon or floor and does not bow out at the top or bottom.






31. An adjustable carpenter's tool consisting of a steel rule that slides through an adjustable head.






32. The turning or twisting force applied to an object - such as a nut - bolt - or screw - using a socket wrench or screwdriver to tighten it. Torque is measured in inch-pounds or foot-pounds.






33. A hammer with a flat face that is used to strike cold chisels and punches. The rounded end - the peen- is used to bend and shape sort metal






34. Unit of measure used to describe the amount of pressure exerted (torque) to tighten a large object.






35. A joint made by fastening together usually perpendicular parts with the ends cut at an angle.






36. A tool with a claw at each end - commonly used to pull nails.






37. A pin - usually round - that fits into a corresponding hole to fasten or align two pieces.






38. A piece that projects out of wood or another material for the purpose of being placed into a hole or groove to form a joint.






39. To damage the threads on a nut or bolt.






40. Unit of measure used to describe the amount of pressure exerted (torque) to tighten a small object.






41. A piece that projects out of wood or another material for the purpose of being placed into a hole or groove to form a joint.






42. A type of carpenter's square made of cast aluminum that combines a protractor - try square - and framing square.






43. A tool used for heavy-duty dismantling of wood work - such as tearing apart building frames or concrete forms.






44. A hexagonal steel bar that is bent to form a right angle. Often referred to as an Allen wrench






45. Unit of measure used to describe the amount of pressure exerted (torque) to tighten a small object.






46. The turning or twisting force applied to an object - such as a nut - bolt - or screw - using a socket wrench or screwdriver to tighten it. Torque is measured in inch-pounds or foot-pounds.






47. A smooth jawed adjustable wrench used for turning nuts - bolts - and pipe fittings. Often refered to as a Cresent wrench






48. Exactly adjusted; any piece of material sawed of cut to be rectangle with equal dimensions on all sides; a tool used to check angles.






49. A flat - steel square commonly used in carpentry.






50. A metal tool with a sharpened - beveled edge used to cut and shape wood - stone - or metal.